Champions League's Draw

The draw for the group stages of the Champions League will be held on Thursday evening in Monaco, with the final teams to go into the draw decided in the final qualifying games on Wednesday night. Luis Enrique’s side are again seeded in the top group, as they launch their bid to make the final in Berlin on June 6, 2015.

Final places confirmed

With 22 teams confirmed automatically, the remaining ten places were filled this week, with Porto, Zenit, Apoel, Bate Borisov and Maribor booking their places on Tuesday and Arsenal , Athletic Club Bilbao, Bayer Leverkusen, Ludogorets and Malmö qualifying on Wednesday.

This year’s Champions League draw will thus include four La Liga sides –FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Atletico de Madrid and Athletic Club Bilbao, four from the Premier League –Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal, and four from the Bundesliga –Bayern Munich, Schalke 04, Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen.

Mestre and Zubi to represent the Club

FC Barcelona vice-president Jordi Mestre and Sporting Director Andoni Zubizarreta, will represent the Club at Thursday’s draw.

The 32 teams in the draw

TOP SEEDED GROUP
FC Barcelona
Real Madrid
Bayern Munich
Chelsea
Benfica
Atletico Madrid
Arsenal
Porto
SECOND SEEDED GROUP:
Schalke 04
Borussia Dortmund
Juventus
Paris St Germain
Shakhtar Donetsk
Basel
Zenit St Petersburg
Manchester City
THIRD SEEDED GROUP:
Bayer Leverkusen
Olympiakos
CKSA Moscow
Ajax Amsterdam
Liverpool
Sporting Lisbon
Galatasaray
Athletic Bilbao
FOURTH SEEDED GROUP:
Anderlecht
AS Roma
Ludogorets
Apoel
Bate Borisov
Maribor
Monaco
Malmö