CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Manchester face Barcelona in last 16

Sergio Aguero

Sergio Aguero - Credit: PA

Manchester City have been handed a tough tie against Barcelona in the last-16 of the Champions’ League.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

The game will pit Argentina superstars Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero up against each other, although the latter did limp off at the weekend with a calf injury, during the Blues’ 6-3 victory over Arsenal at The Etihad.

City will play the first leg at home, as will Arsenal who will face the defending champions, Bayern Munich.

Elsewhere Didier Drogba will return to Chelsea in the second leg after his Galatasaray team, managed by Roberto Mancini, were drawn against Chelsea.

Manchester United, meanwhile, will travel to Greece and Olympiakos in the first leg.


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In the other last 16 draws, AC Milan face Athletico Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen play PSG, Schalke are up against Gareth Bale and Critiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid and Zenit St Petersburg play Borussia Dortmund.

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