UEFA have announced their Champions League group pots for the draw later today, firstly here are a breakdown of the rules:
There are 32 clubs.
22 qualified automatically.
Ten won through from the play-offs.
There are four seeding pots.
Pot 1 consists of the champions of the eight highest-ranked UEFA nations.
Teams placed in Pots 2–4 according to coefficient.
Each group will contain one team from each seeding pot.
No club can play a side from their association and no Russian team can play a club from Ukraine.
And here are the pots themselves:
|Pot 1: Barcelona, Chelsea, Bayern München, Juventus, Benfica, Paris, Zenit, PSV Eindhoven|
|Pot 2: Real Madrid, Atlético, Porto, Arsenal, Man. United, Valencia, Bayer Leverkusen, Man. City|
|Pot 3: Shakhtar Donetsk, Sevilla, Lyon, Dynamo Kyiv, Olympiacos, CSKA Moskva, Galatasaray, Roma|
|Pot 4: BATE Borisov, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Wolfsburg, Dinamo Zagreb, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Gent, Malmö, Astana|
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