With the draw for the group stages of the Champions League set to place this evening, there will be significant English interest as Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool all find out who they face. City come into the draw in the strongest position, situated in pot one as champions of England. Elsewhere, both United and Spurs will be in pot two while Liverpool, despite finishing as runners-up in the competition last term, are in pot three.
As such, the Reds have by far the greatest chance of being drawn into a potential group of death, though their compatriots could also be dealt some tough draws in their respective groups. Here, we take a look at the best and worst case scenarios for each team heading into this evening’s draw.