Champions League draw - live!

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Champions League: Draw taking place in Monaco

Champions League: Draw taking place in Monaco

Follow the Champions League group stage draw live with TEAMtalk, as Chelsea, Man United, Man City, Arsenal and Celtic await their assignments.

The draw in Monaco will see the 32 clubs drawn into eight groups - each group will have one top seed, one second seed, one third seed and one fourth seed.

The four clubs in each group will play each other home and away with the top two progressing to the knockout stage of the tournament, while the third-placed side goes into the knockout stage of the Europa League.

None of the Premier League sides can be drawn in a group with another English club, but there could be British opposition in Celtic.

Likely seed pots:

Pot One: Chelsea, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Arsenal, Porto, AC Milan.

Pot Two: Valencia, Benfica, Shakhtar Donetsk, Zenit St Petersburg, Schalke, Manchester City, Braga, Dynamo Kiev.

Pot Three: Olympiakos, Ajax, Anderlecht, Juventus, Lille, Spartak Moscow, Paris Saint-Germain, Galatasaray.

Pot Four: Celtic, Borussia Dortmund, BATE Borisov, Dinamo Zagreb, CFR Cluj, Malaga, Montpellier, FC Nordsjaelland.



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