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THE Champions League draw takes place at 5pm today, with three of the four English teams among the top seeds. Holders Liverpool, reigning Premier League champions Manchester City and Europa League winners Chelsea are in Pot One along with Barcelona, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Zenit St Petersburg and Paris St-Germain.
That could leave Tottenham facing a Group of Death as they are in Pot Two along with Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund. One team from each pot will be drawn into a group, making eight groups of four clubs.
The draw will take place in Monaco where clubs will also discuss future plans and a potential new format for the Champions League. The group stages get underway in the week of September 16, with six group games running through to mid-December.
The final is being staged at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul – where Liverpool beat AC Milan in 2005 – on May 30.