Manchester United in Same Champions League Pot as Barca, PSG, City, BVB


With the UEFA Champions League play-in games now complete, we know the 32 teams that will battle out in the group stages. We have also seen the reveal of the Champions League seeding pots, and Manchester United are in a pot with very impressive company.

Pot 1 consists of the winners of the big eight domestic leagues in continental Europe- Premier League (England), La Liga (Spain), Bundesliga (Germany), Serie A (Italy), Ligue 1 (France), Primeira Liga (Portugal), Russian Premier League and Ukrainian Premier League.

Champions League group stage draws will start being revealed later today.

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Manchester United are in pot 2 with some very big names; take a look at the whole list.

UEFA Champions League Pot Assignments

Seeded in Pot 1, Champions of Europe’s top eight domestic leagues: Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Benfica, Chelsea, Shakhtar Donetsk, Monaco, Spartak Moscow

Pot 2Barcelona, Atletico, Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla, Man City, FC Porto, Man United

Pot 3: Napoli, Tottenham, FC Basel, Olympiakos, Anderlecht, Liverpool, Roma, Besiktas

Pot 4: Celtic, CSKA Moscow, Sporting CP, APOEL Nicosia, Feyenoord, NK Maribor, FK Qarabag, RB Leipzig

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