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Looking good for Manchester United - Possible Champions League opponents

Here are the five teams Manchester United could face in the Champions League knockout phase.

Finishing top of their group allows United to avoid Barcelona, PSG, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid. Here are the five they could face instead...


Greek side Olympiakos will be the side everyone wants, who sneaked through on goal difference eliminating Benfica in the process. Dangermen include Arsenal loanee Joel Campbell.


A dangerous tie, and one which could finally allow Wesley Sneijder a chance to appear at Old Trafford. Another trip to 'Hell' will bring back some mixed memories.

Zenit St Petersburg

A trip to Russia will not be ideal, but Zenit were the 'best of the rest' in Group G, qualifying with just six points. Hulk will be the dangerman, along with Andrei Arshavin.

AC Milan

AC Milan sound more dangerous than they are, sitting in ninth in Serie A. The return to form of Kaka is ominous however and they are likely to strengthen in January.


Schalke edged out FC Basel to finish second behind Chelsea. The Germans were beaten easily by the blues but could have Klaas-Jan Huntelaar back from injury supported by the talented Julian Draxler.

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