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Who has qualified for Europe from the top-five leagues?

The European football season has come to an end in the big five leagues, with the continental places decided for next season via league finish.

Wednesday's Europa Conference League final also tied up any loose ends in terms of qualification for European competitions gained by victory in the three tournaments for sides in the Premier League, La Liga, Ligue 1, Bundesliga and Serie A. 

Inter Milan and Manchester City have already qualified for next year's Champions League but they would not pass on their place gained by winning the tournament to a team from another league, decided by the UEFA coefficient.

Premier League: Teams return to the top table

Champions LeagueManchester City, Arsenal, Manchester United and Newcastle United
Europa LeagueLiverpool and Brighton, Hove Albion and West Ham United
Conference LeagueAston Villa

Premier League winners Manchester City will play in next season's Champions League and are joined by Arsenal and Manchester United, who both return to the tournament, as do Newcastle, who will play in the group stages for the first time since the 2002/03 season. 

Although City could win the Champions League, the qualification place reserved for the competition's winners will not be handed to another English club. 

If it did, Liverpool would have qualified but they will instead play in next season's Europa League, going straight into the group stages. 

The same can be said of Brighton, who are set to embark on their maiden European campaign after taking the extra spot provided by City and United meeting in the FA Cup final. 

Meanwhile, Aston Villa's 2-1 final day win over the Seagulls saw them qualify for the Conference League's play-off round. 

West Ham will also feature in the Europa League next season after Jarrod Bowen scored a late winner on Wednesday to beat Fiorentina 2-1 in the Europa Conference League final, their first major trophy since 1980.

Bundesliga: A new name in the Champions League

Champions LeagueBayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig and Union Berlin
Europa LeagueSC Freiburg and Bayer Leverkusen
Conference LeagueEintracht Frankfurt

Bayern Munich's 11th straight title, won dramatically ahead of Borussia Dortmund on goal difference, means they will have the chance to win a seventh European Cup, while Der BVB are also set to compete at the top table. 

So are RB Leipzig, while Union Berlin's remarkable rise means that they have qualified for the tournament for the first time courtesy of finishing fourth. 

Freiburg were fifth, meaning they get another shot at the Europa League. Bayer Leverkusen, semi-finalists in this season's edition of that tournament, are also in the Europa League after Leipzig beat Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB-Pokal final. 

That victory means that the Europa League spot that would have gone to Leipzig, who had already secured Champions League football, drops down to sixth place, where Leverkusen finished. 

That was bad news for Frankfurt, whose failure to win that final means that they will play Europa Conference League football next season thanks to their seventh-placed finish. Die Alder will have to play a two-legged play-off to reach the tournament proper.

Serie A: Roma hold off the Old Lady

Champions LeagueNapoli, Lazio, Inter Milan and AC Milan
Europa LeagueAtalanta and Roma
Conference LeagueJuventus

Serie A's four Champions League spots were already decided before the final game of the season, with Napoli, Lazio and both Milan clubs going straight into the draw for the group stages. 

Roma could have joined them with victory in the Europa League final but lost out on penalties to Sevilla before the final game of the season, adding an extra layer of importance to their final match of the season against Spezia. 

Failure to win for either Roma or Atalanta would have seen Juventus leapfrog them into a Europa League spot in fifth or sixth as they beat Udinese, but La Dea beat Monza 5-2 on the final day and I Giallorossi secured a controversial 2-1 win over Spezia after a late penalty for Jose Mourinho's side. 

As a result, Juve will play in the Europa Conference League next season while Roma and Atalanta will play in the Europa League. 

There is also the caveat that Juve are currently appealing their 10-point penalty. If it is annulled, they would take Milan's Champions League spot, bumping them into the Europa League and Roma into the Europa Conference League.

La Liga: Sevilla reach big time thanks to Europa League dominance

Champions LeagueBarcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Real Sociedad and Sevilla
Europa LeagueVillarreal and Real Betis
Conference LeagueOsasuna

Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Real Sociedad already sealed their Champions League places with a game to spare, while 2020/21 champions Villarreal and Real Betis also knew that they would be in next season's Europa League. 

Sevilla will join the top four in the Champions League despite finishing 12th after winning the Europa League final against Roma via penalty kicks.

The race for Europa Conference League qualification went down to the final day of the campaign but a 2-1 win for Osasuna over Girona saw them see off challengers Athletic Bilbao, Rayo Vallecano and Girona to maintain seventh spot and as a result, qualify for Europe for the first time since 2007.

Ligue 1: Lens back in the big time as Rennes leapfrog Lille

Champions LeagueParis Saint-Germain, Lens and Marseille
Europa LeagueToulouse and Rennes
Conference LeagueLille

The Champions League spots in Ligue 1 were settled before the final day but there were places up for grabs elsewhere. 

Champions Paris Saint-Germain will be joined in the group stages by Lens, who will play in the competition for the first time since the 2002/03 season, while Marseille will go into the third qualifying round. 

Toulouse have qualified for the group stages of the Europa League thanks to winning the Coupe de France and will be joined by Rennes after a dramatic final day of the season that saw the Bretons beat Brest to overtake Lille into fourth position. 

A 1-1 draw with already-relegated Troyes saw Lille drop down into fifth position, relegating them to a spot in next season's Europa Conference League.

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