(CNN)Paris Saint-Germain volition look Manchester City successful this season's Champions League aft the 2 giants were pitted against each different successful the radical signifier gully connected Thursday.
Lionel Messi's accomplishment successful Paris is hoped to supply the missing portion successful PSG's bid to triumph the Champions League but the nine faces a Manchester City broadside bidding to bash the aforesaid thing.
City was beaten by eventual victor Chelsea successful the last of the contention past play and Pep Guardiola's broadside volition beryllium bare to spell 1 measurement further this year.
The radical gully whitethorn besides spot Messi bash conflict with Cristiano Ronaldo again, with societal media speculation linking the Portuguese guardant with a determination to the Etihad Stadium.
RB Leipzig and Club Brugge look an uphill conflict to suffice for the knockout stages aft besides being drawn alongside PSG and Manchester City successful a unsafe looking Group A.
Meanwhile, champion Chelsea faces Ronaldo's existent nine Juventus, Zenit St. Petersburg and Malmo successful Group H.
Moldovan broadside FC Sheriff has already made past aft becoming the archetypal nine from the state to suffice for the main gully but faces a hard task successful Group D, alongside 13-time champion Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Shakhtar Donetsk.
While Messi looks to occurrence his caller PSG broadside to victory, his erstwhile nine Barcelona volition person to look for inspiration elsewhere to suffice retired of Group E. It faces games against German juggernaut Bayern Munich, Benfica and Dynamo Kiev.
Manchester United fans volition consciousness assured that its broadside tin get into the knockout stages aft being fixed a favorable gully against past year's Europa League victor Villarreal, Atalanta and Young Boys.
The archetypal circular of radical signifier fixtures is acceptable to instrumentality spot connected September 14 and 15, with the last acceptable for St. Petersburg, Russia, connected May 28, 2022.
Along with the draw, the ceremonial besides announced a big of idiosyncratic awards for past season's performances.
Chelsea's Edouard Mendy and N'Golo Kante won men's goalkeeper and midfielder of the twelvemonth respectively. Manchester City's Ruben Dias was named defender of the twelvemonth portion Erling Haaland was fixed the guardant award.
Meanwhile, Barcelona's Sandra Panos, Irene Paredes, Alexia Putellas and Jennifer Hermoso won women's goalkeeper, defender, midfielder and guardant of the twelvemonth awards.
Alexia and Chelsea's Jorginho picked up the wide subordinate of the twelvemonth awards.
Draw successful full
Group A: Manchester City, PSG, RB Leipzig, Club Brugge
Group B: Atlético Madrid, Liverpool, Porto, AC Milan
Group C: Sporting CP, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas
Group D: Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, FC Sheriff
Group E: Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kiev
Group F: Villarreal, Manchester United, Atalanta, Young Boys
Group G: Lille, Sevilla, Salzburg, Wolfsburg
Group H: Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit St. Petersburg, Malmo