Rio Ferdinand picks Liverpool as Champions League winners

Rio Ferdinand of BT Sport looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2017 in London, England.

Rio Ferdinand says one of Tottenham, Manchester City and Liverpool will win the trophy, and favours the Reds.

Rio Ferdinand of BT Sport looks on during the Emirates FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2017 in London, England.

There are only three English teams left in the Champions League after Manchester United crashed out to Barcelona last night.

That will be reduced to two when one of Manchester City or Tottenham are eliminated this evening.

BT Sport pundit Rio Ferdinand is convinced an English team will win this year's trophy.

 

Ferdinand told BT's coverage (16/4 10pm) when asked who will win the competition: "An English team. I think Liverpool win it this year."

The Reds reached the final last year, losing to Real Madrid.

No English club have won the Champions League since Chelsea in 2012.

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool, Georginio Wijnaldum of Liverpool, Andy Robertson of Liverpool, Sadio Mane of Liverpool and Roberto Firmino of Liverpool celebrate after their team's first goal...

Liverpool already have one foot in the semi-finals after beating Porto 2-0 at Anfield in their quarter-final first leg.

They head to Portugal tonight to try and see out the tie.

Manchester City host Tottenham Hotspur tonight 1-0 down on aggregate.

The winner will face Ajax, and if Liverpool win their game, they will take on Barcelona.

Liverpool players celebrate victory following the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Everton FC at Anfield on December 2, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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