The lowdown on City's Group D opponents Sevilla...
Nickname: Los Blanquirrojos (white-and-reds)
League position 2014/15: Fifth in Liga BBVA
Manager: Unai Emery - meticulous in his preparation, Emery has been with Sevilla since 2013 and led the side to successive Europa League victories. Has previously managed Valencia and Spartak Moscow.
Captain: Jose Antonio Reyes - ex-Arsenal man now an experienced campaigner.
Star man: Italian Ciro Immobile is a danger man, while Yevhen Konoplyanka is also a threat. The Sevilla squad also includes former City man Denis Suarez.
Stadium: Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán (45,500)
Their recent European performance is clearly outstanding and they have won that competition in its UEFA Cup guise twice more in 2006 and 2007.
UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League: 2006, 2007, 2014, 2015
UEFA Super Cup: 2006
Past meetings and City links
While Suarez has ended up at Sevilla, City bought flying winger Jesus Navas from the club back in summer 2013. City have yet to face Sevilla in competition.
Qualified: Automatically via winning the Europa League
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