Man City will face Juventus and Sevilla in the Champions League group stage, while Arsenal must play Bayern, but Chelsea and Man Utd have more favourable draws.
Everton have rejected a transfer request from wantaway defender John Stones, telling Chelsea the in-demand centre-back is "not for sale".
West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace has released a statement in which he says he has told Saido Berahino he will not be allowed to leave during this transfer window.
Real Madrid to make a new David de Gea bid and Manchester City to sell a reserve player for £8.8million are among Thursday's transfer stories.
Mario Balotelli has completed his loan move to AC Milan and put his lack of goals for Liverpool down in part to Brendan Rodgers' formation.
grunchy: We really can't complain from the group stage, which was almost perfect till pot 4. City as usual, are the English team without luck in the draw.
Jon Obi Mikel to Besiktas, Paul Pogba to Chelsea, and Jonny Evans to West Brom are among Thursday's transfer stories from...
Europa League qualification is a very welcome reward for Southampton's superb season, writes FanZoner Ben Stanfield.