The UEFA Champions League draw takes place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco at 18:00CET on Thursday 24 August, with the eight teams in Pot 1 already confirmed.

Who is involved in the draw?

Pot 1 (holders & champions of other top eight-ranked nations)

Real Madrid (ESP, holders) coefficient 176.999

Bayern München (GER) 154.899

Juventus (ITA) 140.666

Benfica (POR) 111.866

Chelsea (ENG) 106.192

Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) 87.526

Monaco (FRA) 62.333

Spartak Moskva (RUS) 18.606

Other pots

Barcelona (ESP) 151.999

Atlético Madrid (ESP) 142.999

Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) 126.333

Borussia Dortmund (GER) 124.899

Manchester City (ENG) 100.192

Porto (POR) 98.866

Manchester United (ENG) 95.192

Tottenham Hotspur (ENG) 77.192

Basel (SUI) 74.415

Anderlecht (BEL) 58.840

Roma (ITA) 53.666

Beşiktaş (TUR) 45.840

Feyenoord (NED) 23.212

RB Leipzig (GER) 15.899

Ten play-off winners to be confirmed

How will the draw work?

No team can play a club from their own association, with the exact draw procedure to be confirmed before the ceremony.

The draw also establishes the groups for the UEFA Champions League path of the UEFA Youth League.

The following awards will be also be presented during the draw:

UEFA Men’s Player of the Year

UEFA Women’s Player of the Year

Goalkeeper of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season

Defender of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season

Midfielder of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season

Forward of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season

When are the ties?

The group stage games are split into six matchdays:

12-13 September: matchday one

26-27 September: matchday two

17-18 October: matchday three

31 October-1 November: matchday four

21-22 November: matchday five

5-6 December: matchday six

What comes next?

The top two sides in the eight groups will progress to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw, which begins at 12:00CET on Monday 11 December in Nyon. The eight third-placed teams will be involved in the UEFA Europa League round of 32 draw, which takes place at 13:00CET on the same day