Stephen Dunmoye

The 22/23 Champions league draw has given Liverpool potentially, the hardest task of the English clubs, drawn alongside Ajax, Napoli and Rangers in Group A.

Manchester City, who exited the semi-finals last year against eventual winners Real Madrid, will also face Sevilla and FC Copenhagen as they look to finally add a European trophy to their domestic successes.

In Group C, European giants Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Inter Milan all drawn together. Czech side Viktoria Plzen are unlucky to be the fourth team in that group.

Meanwhile, Tottenham have been given an extremely kind draw as they return to European football’s top table with the Champions League group stage draw today.

Antonio Conte’s resurgent side will face Europa League winners Eintracht Frankfurt, Sporting Lisbon and Marseille in what looks like a dream Group D.

Also, Chelsea have been drawn alongside Italian champions AC Milan in Group E, and Manchester City striker Erling Haaland will return to former club Borussia Dortmund when the sides meet twice in Group G.

Thomas Tuchel’s Blues, will face former player Fikayo Tomori when they encounter Milan, likewise Red Bull Salzburg and Dinamo Zagreb in a kind-looking group.

Rangers’ Old Firm rivals Celtic are drawn against reigning champions Real Madrid, plus RB Leipzig and Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk in Group F.

PSG, Juventus and Benfica are joined by Maccabi Haifa in an interesting-looking Group H, while, Porto, Atletico Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen and Club Brugge contesting Group B.