Who could Man City face in today’s Champions League draw?

It has now been 11 seasons since manager Pep Guardiola last won the competition, despite dominating both the Bundesliga and then Premier League during that time.

The addition of Erling Haaland surely boosts City’s chances of finally ending the drought, but there remains plenty of banana skins in the group stage.

Man City are in Pot 1 for the draw, here’s who they could face…

Champions League pots

Pot 1

Real Madrid, Eintracht Frankfurt, Man City, AC Milan, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Porto, Ajax

Pot 2

Liverpool, Chelsea, Barcelona, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, RB Leipzig, Tottenham

Pot 3

Borussia Dortmund, Salzburg, Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter Milan, Napoli, Benfica, Sporting CP, Bayer Leverkusen

Pot 4

Rangers, Dinamo Zagreb, Marseille, Copenhagen, Club Brugge, Celtic, Viktoria Plzen, Maccabi Haifa

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Best-case scenario

  • Man City
  • RB Leipzig
  • Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Club Brugge

Group of death

  • Man City
  • Juventus
  • Borussia Dortmund
  • Marseille

The draw for the Champions League group stage is on Thursday, August 25, at 5pm BST.

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