Man City handed Real Madrid test
Manchester City have been drawn alongside Spanish champions Real Madrid in the Champions League group stage, while Chelsea will clash with Juventus.
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For the second straight year, Roberto Mancini's Premier League champions have been dealt a tough group, and they are joined in Group D by Dutch champions Ajax and German champions Borussia Dortmund.
European champions Chelsea begin the defence of their crown in Group E alongside Italian champions Juventus, Shakhtar Donetsk, and Danish outfit FC Nordsjaelland.
Manchester United will be reasonably happier with their draw. In Group H they will take on Braga, Galatasaray and CFR Cluj, while Arsenal will face Schalke,
Olympiacos, and Montpellier in Group B.
SPL champions Celtic will surely be guaranteed a full house at Parkhead for their Group G clash with Barcelona. Alongside the Spanish giants, Celtic will also face Spartak Moscow and Benfica.
Real Madrid midfielder Cristiano Ronaldo admitted that Group D was the toughest.
Ronaldo said: "It is the most difficult group in my opinion and I think that's the same for most people.
"But we are champions of Spain and we are ready to compete with everybody."