SATSports. Champions League favourites Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain will face off in Group A of this season’s competition in a mouthwatering clash.
The tie sees Pep Guardiola head-to-head with protege Lionel Messi, as the two richest sides in Europe square off – and should City land Cristiano Ronaldo, CR7 goes up against his old foe Messi once more.
Elsewhere, Manchester United are set for a swift reunion with Villarreal, the side who beat the Red Devils in last year’s Europa League. United also play Atalanta and Young Boys. Holders Chelsea have a trip to Juventus, while Zenit gives them a chance to visit host final Saint-Petersburg in the group stage.
Liverpool face Atletico Madrid and Porto, who Jurgen Klopp has previous played in knockout ties for the Reds, while a trip to the San Siro against AC Milan completes their draw.
The Champions League draw:
Group A: Man. City, Paris, Leipzig, Brugge
Group C: Sporting CP, Dortmund, Ajax, Beşiktaş
Group D: Inter, Real Madrid, Shakhtar, Sheriff
Group E: Bayern, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kiev
Group F: Villarreal, Man. United, Atalanta, Young Boys
Group G: LOSC, Sevilla, Salzburg, Wolfsburg
Group H: Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit, Malmo