Europa League: Rangers draw Prodgres Niederkorn in first qualifying round

Celtic and Barcelona players line up for the Champions League anthem at the Nou Camp

Rangers will face either Cypriot club AEL Limassol or St Josephs of Gibraltar should they emerge victorious from their first qualifying round match against Progres Niederkorn in the Europa League.

Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham have all earned automatic spots into the Champions League group stage, but five British sides will have to go through qualification to join them.

The Scottish sides were in the pot for the first qualifying round draw after finishing third and fourth in the Premiership last season, with runners- up Aberdeen going straight into the second round draw.

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Under Pedro Caixinha, the Gers will tackle Luxembourg side Proges Niederkorn in the first qualifying round.

The Europa League's first and second qualifying rounds will also be drawn on Monday and 11 British sides will be pulled out of the pot.

Albania's newly crowned Superliga champions Kukes have been drawn against Moldova's Sheriff in the second qualifying round of the 2017-2018 Champions League campaign.

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The Champions League draw takes place at 11:00 BST, with the Europa League draw to follow at 12:00 BST.

Coleraine and Ballymena will both play their first legs away from home on June 29 and will host their Norwegian opponents on July 6.

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