Who has qualified for the Champions League next season? What group will Tottenham be in? Why could Liverpool be in Pot 2?


The 2021/22 campaign is officially in the history books and teams across Europe have sealed their spot in next season’s Champions League.

Manchester United, who are three-time winners of UEFA’s grandest trophy, will not be in it however after only qualifying for the Europa League.

Tottenham have replaced Man United in next season's Champions League


Tottenham have replaced Man United in next season’s Champions League

Tottenham ended their three-year absence from the Champions League by edging out north London rivals Arsenal for the last spot.

But who will Spurs be joining and what Pot will they be in? talkSPORT.com has you covered…

Who has qualified for the Champions League next season?

The teams who finished in the top four across the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and the Bundesliga will all be put in the group stage.

However, Germany will have five representatives this year after Eintracht Frankfurt won the Europa League.

Elsewhere, the top two teams in France and Portugal have already qualified with the third going through the qualifying rounds.

The Ukrainian Premier League’s abandonment due to the Russian invasion meant their top two teams Shakhtar Donetsk and Dynamo Kyiv were sent straight through to the Champions League.

Russia will not have any clubs participating which has opened the door for Celtic to be guaranteed direct entry to the group stage.

Rangers, who missed the chance to qualify by losing the Europa League final, are at least sent into the third qualifying round rather than the usual second.

  • Manchester City
  • Liverpool
  • Chelsea
  • Tottenham
  • AC Milan
  • Inter Milan
  • Naples
  • Juventus
  • Real Madrid
  • Barcelona
  • Atletico Madrid
  • Seville
  • Bayern Munich
  • Borussia Dortmund
  • Bayer Leverkusen
  • RB Leipzig
  • Eintracht Frankfurt
  • Paris Saint-Germain
  • Marseille
  • Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Dynamo Kyiv
  • Club Brugge
  • port
  • Sporting Lisbon
  • Red Bull Salzburg
  • Ajax
  • Celtic

Tuchel won his first Champions League trophy with Chelsea last season


Tuchel won his first Champions League trophy with Chelsea last season

What are the Champions League pots next season?

Based on their coefficient, Tottenham will be placed in Pot 2 for the group stage draw alongside London rivals Chelsea.

Manchester City will be in Pot 1 after winning the Premier League while Liverpool’s future will be dependent on whether or not they beat Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

Should the Reds fall short they will end up in Pot 2 with Eredivisie champions Ajax the beneficiaries.

Champions League pots next season

Pot 1: Frankfurt, Man City, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Bayern Munich, PSG, Porto, Ajax or Liverpool

Pot 2: Chelsea, Barcelona, ​​Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, RB Leipzig, Tottenham, Ajax or Liverpool


Pot 3: Borussia Dortmund, Red Bull Salzburg, Shaktar Donetsk, Inter Milan, Napoli, Sporting Lisbon, Bayer Leverkusen

Pot 4: Club Brugge, Celtic

NB: Marseille and Benfica will be in either Pot 3 or 4 depending on what other teams qualify through the Champions Path

Liverpool boss Klopp is looking to win his second Champions League title


Liverpool boss Klopp is looking to win his second Champions League title

Liverpool vs Real Madrid: talkSPORT commentary

The 2022 Champions League final is set to take place on Saturday, May 28 at the Stade de France in Paris with kick-off set for 8pm UK time.

talkSPORT will have live coverage of the game with commentary coming from Jim Proudfoot and ex-Republic of Ireland midfielder Andy Townsend

Liverpool secured another shot at silverware first by beating Villarreal 5-2 on aggregate in their semi-final showdown.

Then, Real Madrid and Man City put on an all-time classic with the Spanish giants prevailing 6-5 on aggregate.

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