Tough draw for Spurs in Champions League

Inter coach Luciano Spalletti

Inter coach Luciano Spalletti

Elswhere, Chelsea against Atletico Madrid in the Diego Costa derby should also be a keen fixture to watch out for. While Chelsea might clock in as second favorites after Atletico, Roma is fully capable of qualifying in second place or even winning the group. The club bought Neymar to raise its global profile and compete for a Champions League title.

Their group is probably just as favourable as United's.

In other draws, Manchester City will play in Group F with Napoli, Feyenoord and Shakhtar Donetsk, while Liverpool, who advanced through the play-offs, will tackle Spartak Moscow, Sevilla and Maribor in Group E.

"You expect to play the best in Europe in the Champions League and it's exciting for us", said striker Harry Kane.

Dortmund is always hard, but they're without Thomas Tuchel and likely without their star striker Ousmane Dembele, who is linked with a late summer transfer.

Goals by Georgi Schennikov and Alan Dzagoev gave CSKA Moscow a 2-0 home win over Switzerland's Young Boys to bring the Russian's club advantage to 3-0 on aggregate. And if they prove they can handle the Bavarians, a title favorite in their own right, there isn't a team in tournament PSG won't be able to beat. While City and Napoli will be favourites to qualify, Pot Four side Feyenoord are reigning Eredivisie champions and have an astute manager in Giovanni van Bronckhorst.

"For sure, we need to make sure that Anfield is a really hard hill to climb for other teams".

The draw means Gareth Bale and Luka Modric will go up against their old club having moved to Spain from White Hart Lane in the summer of 2013 and 2012 respectively.

FC Porto, the 2004 winners, will see several of their former stars coming up against them - AS Monaco duo of Radamel Falcao and Joao Moutinho and Besiktas pair of Pepe and Ricardo Quaresma.

Ouch, Tottenham. ouch. But isn't the Bernabeu, Signal Iduna Park and Wembley a fun set of group stage stadia?

Jurgen Klopp's side can have no complaints following last night's draw for the Champions League group stages in Monaco.

The Bianconeri will be expected to rebound from last season's crushing defeat to Real Madrid in the final and have been busy in the transfer market.

APOEL were the final team to be drawn.

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