Fulham have been drawn to play Italian giants Roma plus CSKA Sofia and FC Basel in the group stages of the Europa League.

Fulham have been drawn in Group E which also include's Swiss side FC Basel and Bulgarian outfit CSKA Sofia.

The first round of matches will be played on Thursday, 17th September.

The top two teams from each group will qualify for the last 32 and will be joined by the eight third-placed teams from the Champions League group phase.

Europa League group stages:

Group A
Ajax Amsterdam
Anderlecht
Dinamo Zagreb
Politehnica Timisoara

Group B
Valencia
Lille
Slavia Prague
Genoa

Group C
Hamburg
Celtic
Hapoel Tel-Aviv
Rapid Vienna

Group D
Sporting Lisbon
Heerenveen
Hertha Berlin
FK Ventspils

Group E
Roma
FC Basel
Fulham
CSKA Sofia

Group F
Panathinaikos
Galatasaray
Dinamo Bucharest
Sturm Graz

Group G
Villarreal
Lazio
Levski Sofia
Red Bull Salzbug

Group H
Steaua Bucharest
Fenerbahce
FC Twente
FC Sheriff

Group I
Benfica
Everton
AEK Athens
BATE Borisov

Group J
Shakhtar Donetsk
Club Brugge
Partizan Belgrade
Toulouse

Group K
PSV Eindhoven
FC Copenhagen
Sparta Prague
CFR Cluj

Group L
Werder Bremen
Austria Vienna
Athletic Bilbao
Nacional