Who can Manchester United face in the Champions League group stage next season

Manchester United finished second in the Premier League last season, which handed them an opportunity to play Champions League football next season. The draw for the Champions League group stage is set to take place on August 26 in Istanbul. There will be four pots in the draw and the Red Devils will be on the second one, alongside La Liga giants Barcelona, Real Madrid, as well as Liverpool, PSG, Juventus, Sevilla and Borussia Dortmund. There are also six places remaining in the 32-team group stage. Champions League qualifying is now at its third round and those who win from the two-legged ties will contest a play-offs to earn their spot in the group stage. Celtic were knocked out at the second qualifying round but Rangers are in action in the third round and face Swedish club Malmo, while PSV Eindhoven, Shakhtar Donetsk and Benfica are also involved.

So here are the pot seedings:

Pot 1: Chelsea, Villarreal, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan, Lille, Sporting Lisbon Pot 2: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester United, PSG, Liverpool, Sevilla, Borussia Dortmund Pot 3: Porto, Ajax, RB Leipzig, Atalanta, Zenit Saint Petersburg Pot 4: AC Milan, Wolfsburg

Champions League group-stage schedule

  • Matchday one - 14 & 15 September
  • Matchday two - 28 & 29 September
  • Matchday three - 19 & 20 October
  • Matchday four - 2 & 3 November
  • Matchday five - 23 & 24 November
  • Matchday six - 7 & 8 December
Source - Mirror Join us on Telegram!/ Follow us on Twitter!

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