Liverpool drawn against Bayern Munich in the Champions League Last 16

Liverpool and Manchester United have both been handed tough ties in the Champions League last 16.

They recruited Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid to bolster an already imposing squad but Nedved was relatively downbeat when asked to assess the clash with the defending Europa League champions.

Danny Mills thinks Tottenham's Champions League last-16 tie against Borussia Dortmund is "difficult but winnable".

Manchester United have been selected to play against Paris Saint-Germain.

PSG have former United midfielder Angel Di Maria in their squad, as well as Neymar, the world's most expensive player, and France World Cup victor Kylian Mbappe. Atletico Madrid is not a nice rival for them'. Schalke is in 13th place in the Bundesliga.

"It's always hard to play Manchester United", said PSG boss Thomas Tuchel. There are big draws and big games coming. "Our team is very strong and we can be calm and confident". "After a winter break, German clubs are always very risky". As such, they list Bayern games played at Football Arena Munich.

Holders Real Madrid were paired with Ajax in Monday's draw in Nyon as the Spaniards attempt to lift the trophy for the fifth time in six seasons, while Lionel Messi and Barcelona will play Lyon.

The two historic sides have not met in a competitive match since the UEFA Super Cup in 2001, when Liverpool emerged victorious, though they did face off in the Audi Cup in pre-season past year as the Reds ran riot.

"They play good football, very physical and with a high tempo".

It's fair to say we have some huge matches to look forward to in February and March next year. "These are the challenges you have to master in your career".

The draw included nine former champions with a combined 40 of the 63 Champions League or European Cup titles since the competition began in 1955.

Moments after the draw, It was confirmed that United's first-leg meeting with PSG at Old Trafford will take place on Tuesday 12 February, with the second leg in France going ahead on Wednesday 6 March.

It will be a big European night for Atletico Madrid as they will host Juventus in the first leg on their home turf and the venue of the finals, Wanda Metropolitano.

  • Rosalie Stanley