Official: All 32 UCL teams confirmed

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With the UEFA Champions League group stage draw on the horizon, all 32 clubs that will compete in this season's spectacle have been confirmed. 

The 2021/22 UCL play-offs are done and dusted, and the remaining six spots for this season's group stage have been filled, with Red Bull Salzburg, Sheriff Tiraspol, Shakhtar Donetsk, Benfica, Malmo, and Young Boys all booking a spot in the draw on Thursday evening. 

Scroll through the gallery above to see the teams who have claimed the most UCL/European Cup titles

The draw will be held in Istanbul at 18:00 local time, the results of which will be brought you by this website. 

Reigning champions Chelsea have been drawn in Pot 1 alongside Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, Villarreal, Inter Milan, Sporting Lisbon, and Lille. 

This, however, means that the Blues could be drawn in the same group as one of these big-hitters: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Sevilla, and Borussia Dortmund.  

PSG are arguably the favourites to clinch this campaign's title following the signing of Lionel Messi, who has joined Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, and Angel Di Maria in Les Parisiens' attack.

The draw ceremony will also see UEFA crown the best player from last season's tournament, the finalists for which are Jorginho, N'Golo Kante, and Kevin De Bruyne.

Here are the pots featuring all 32 confirmed teams for the draw

Pot 1: Chelsea, Villarreal, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, Inter Milan, Bayern Munich, Lille, and Sporting CP

Pot 2: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool, Sevilla, and Dortmund

Pot 3: FC Porto, Ajax Amsterdam, Shakhtar Donetsk, RB Leipzig, Red Bull Salzburg, Benfica, Atalanta, and FC Zenit

Pot 4: Besiktas, Dynamo Kyiv, Club Brugge, Young Boys, AC Milan, Malmo, Wolfsburg, and Sheriff Tiraspol

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