Champions League draw: Confirmed pots and possible groups of death

Rafael van der Vaart

Rafael van der Vaart

The draw takes place in Monaco from 5pm BST on Thursday.

The final qualifying fixtures concluded on Wednesday night and the seedings have now been released with the full line-up confirmed.

It is only City that have made it into Pot One for the draw, with United and Spurs in Pot Two and Liverpool down in Pot Three despite reaching the final last season.

Holders Real, Europa League holders Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Lokomotiv Moscow complete Pot 1.

Liverpoo will find out their fate for the Champions League group stages today. You know the beat - four pots, the first one comprising of league and European champions, and no two teams of the same league eligible to play in the same group.

The 26 teams given direct entry to the group stage under the new competition system are joined by the six winners of the play-off ties.

Real Madrid have renewed their interest in Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling, according to reports.

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The teams are split into four seeding pots.

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The best possible scenario on the other hand could see Inter be grouped with Russian champions Lokomotiv Moscow, Portuguese champions Benfica and Ajax, who had to go through three qualification rounds to make the tournament. And Dortmund should have no problems beating Swiss club Young Boys either.

Sky Sports states that 'tThe European champions are closely monitoring the 23-year-old's form and will have club representatives in the crowd at Wembley when England face Spain in the UEFA Nations League on September 8'.

Liverpool are a third seed, and a nasty surprise for teams hoping to avoid them.

The draw for the pool phase begins at 8pm UAE time on Thursday at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.

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