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Champions League draw LIVE!
Arsenal last qualified for the Champions League in 2016 and have been handed a spot in Pot 2 as their anticipation rises in the hope of a plum draw. United join them along with Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund while holders City take their place in prestigious Pot 1. Newcastle’s return to the competition after two decades has handed them a spot in Pot 4.
This year’s competition is the last to be held in the traditional format of eight groups containing four teams, which will go into a ‘Swiss-style’ mega league next year. Future draws are also reportedly set to be part-automated so enjoy days like this while you can! Follow the Champions League group stage draw LIVE via Standard Sport’s blog.
Champions League draw updates
Start time: 5pm BST
Venue: Grimaldi Forum, Monaco
How to watch: TNT Sports & UEFA
Pots in full
When will the group stage be played?
A change of venue in 2023
15:27 , Marc Mayo
You might well think we’re off to Nyon and UEFA’s headquarters in Switzerland for today’s draw - and you’d be wrong!
After three years away, the ceremony will take place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.
Don’t ever think these football bigwigs don’t do ‘plush’...
Champions League draw - LIVE!
15:23 , Marc Mayo
Hello and welcome to Standard Sport’s coverage of the Champions League draw!
The group stage of the 2023 Champions League will be revealed in a ceremony beginning at 5pm BST.
Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Newcastle are the English sides joining the likes of Real Madrid, Celtic and Paris Saint-Germain in the hat.
Stay tuned for all the build-up, the live draw and reaction!