ITALIAN, UKRAINIAN AND DANISH OPPOSITION IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DRAW

We have been drawn in Champions League Group E alongside Shakhtar Donetsk, Juventus and FC Nordsjælland.

It will be first meetings with Ukrainian and Danish champions Shakhtar and FC Nordsjælland for the Blues, though Italian champions Juventus were opponents in the first knockout round back in 2009.

On that occasion we were narrow winners at home before a 2-2 draw in Turin sent us through to the quarter-finals.

The competition begins in a little over two weeks, with the first matchday taking place on Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 September.

The remaining five fixtures will be played throughout October and November with the final game on December 4 and 5.

The final will be back at Wembley on May 25.

Finalised fixture dates to follow.

The complete draw is:

Group A
Porto
Dynamo Kiev
Paris Saint-Germain
Dinamo Zagreb

Group B
Arsenal
Schalke
Olympiacos
Montpellier

Group C
AC Milan
Zenit St Petersburg
Anderlecht
Malaga

Group D
Real Madrid
Manchester City
Ajax
Borussia Dortmund

Group E
Chelsea
Shakhtar Donetsk
Juventus
FC Nordsjælland

Group F
Bayern Munich
Valencia
Lille
BATE Borisov

Group G
Barcelona
Benfica
Spartak Moscow
Celtic

Group H
Manchester United
Braga
Galatasaray
CFR Cluj

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