Champions League scenarios for Chelsea, Arsenal, Man City and Liverpool

Arsene Wenger will be hoping for a favourable draw. Photo: PA

Chelsea and Arsenal will be in pot one for the Champions League group-stage draw on Thursday, with Manchester City in pot two and Liverpool in pot three. Here, Press Association Sport looks at the best and worst possible outcomes for the English quartet.

CHELSEA

Best: Chelsea, Basle, Sporting Lisbon, Maribor Worst: Chelsea, Paris St Germain, Ajax, Roma

ARSENAL

Best: Arsenal, Basle, Sporting, Maribor Worst: Arsenal, PSG, Ajax, Roma

MANCHESTER CITY

Best: Benfica, Manchester City, Olympiacos, Maribor Worst: Real Madrid, Manchester City, Ajax, Roma

LIVERPOOL

Best: Benfica, Basle, Liverpool, Maribor Worst: Real Madrid, PSG, Liverpool, Roma