Another European tour is on the agenda for the Hammers after lifting the Europa Conference League last season, while Liverpool are having to make do with the continent’s second-best club competition.
The mood at Brighton is very different however with this their first-ever run in European football.
Both West Ham and Liverpool are in Pot 1 with Brighton’s fate not yet determined, given the play-off ties that are still to take place tonight. Clubs from the same country cannot face each other at this stage.
Ajax and Dinamo Zagreb are among the teams which could fill the remaining 10 spots in the Europa League draw.
When is the Europa League draw?
The Europa League draw takes place at 12pm BST on Friday, September 1 and is followed by the Europa Conference League draw at 1.30pm.
Qualified teams and pots for Europa League draw
Pot 1: West Ham, Liverpool, Bayer Leverkusen, Roma, Villarreal, Atalanta
Pot 1 or 2: Rangers, Sporting CP
Pot 2: Rennes, Marseille Real Betis
Pot 2 or 3: Freiburg, Molde, Brighton
Pot 3: Maccabi Haifa
Pot 3 or 4: Sturm Graz, AEK Athens, Toulouse
Pot 4: TSC, Servette, Panathinaikos, Rakow Czestochowa
How can I watch the Europa League draw?
TV channel: The draw will be broadcast live on TNT Sport 1, with coverage starting at 12pm BST.
Live stream: TNT Sport subscribers can watch the draw via the app or website, while the draw will also be broadcast for free via Uefa’s YouTube and social media channels.
Live blog: You can follow all of the draw via Standard Sport’s live blog.
When will the Europa League group stage matches be played?
Matchday 1: September 21
Matchday 2: October 5
Matchday 3: October 26
Matchday 4: November 9
Matchday 5: November 30
Matchday 6: December 14