Champions League draw: Everything you need to know as Premier League teams learn their fate
The group-stage draw for the Champions League takes place in Monaco on Thursday evening, when Premier League clubs Manchester City, Tottenham, Chelsea and Liverpool will also learn who their continental opponents are.
WHEN AND WHERE IS IT?
The draw takes place today, August 29, in Monaco at 5pm (Irish time).
WHAT ARE THE POTS?
POT ONE: Liverpool, Chelsea, Barcelona, Manchester City, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Paris St-Germain, Zenit St Petersburg
POT TWO: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli, Shakhtar Donetsk, Tottenham, Ajax, Benfica
POT THREE:Lyon, Bayer Leverkusen, Salzburg, Olympiakos, Club Bruges, Valencia, Inter Milan, Dinamo Zagreb
POT FOUR: Lokomotiv Moscow, Genk, Galatasaray, RB Leipzig, Slavia Prague, Red Star Belgrade, Atalanta, Lille
HOW CAN I FOLLOW IT?
You can tune in live on Virgin Media Sport, BT Sport Two and Sky Sports News.
HOW WILL IT WORK?
There are four pots with eight teams in each. Eight groups will be formed and no team can be drawn against a team from the same country. For example, Liverpool and Manchester City can't be in the same group.
Clubs from Russia and Ukraine also must not be drawn in the same group due to the current political tensions.
WHAT ARE THE DATES?
17, 18 September: Matchday one
1, 2 October: Matchday two
22, 23 October: Matchday three
5, 6 November: Matchday four
26, 27 November: Matchday five
10, 11 December: Matchday six
16 December: Round of 16 draw
18, 19, 25, 26 February: Round of 16 first legs
10, 11, 17, 18 March: Round of 16 second legs
20 March: Quarter-finals and semi-finals draw
7, 8 April: Quarter-finals first leg
14, 15 April: Quarter-finals second leg
28, 29 April: Semi-finals first leg
5, 6 May: Semi-finals second leg
30 May: Final