Roman Abramovich has got his wish! Chelsea are the top side in Europe. Unfortunately for them though, they have no trophy to show for it…

The Champions League draw will be made in Monaco on Thursday, following the final qualifying games on Wednesday. Due to Chelsea’s success in the competition over the past 5 years, they will be named as the top ranking team.

United – Winners
Chelsea – Final

United – Semis
Chelsea – Semis

Chelsea – Round of 16
United – Group stages

Chelsea – Semis
United – Round of 16

Chelsea – Semis
United – Round of 16

Then again, Croatia are seeded above Brazil and Argentina in World football, so rankings are actually pretty useless.

United of course will be amongst the top 8 seeds, meaning we avoid the likes of Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Barcelona in the group stages. However, we could find ourselves in the same group as Bayern Munich or Juventus.

Which teams would you like to see us avoid at the group stages?

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