Manchester City and Tottenham will be the only all-England clash in the last eight of the Champions League
Liverpool have been handed a favourable draw against Porto, but Manchester United face the daunting task of Lionel Messi and Barcelona.
The quarter-final first legs will take place on the 9/10 April with the return legs a week later on the 16/17 April.
Manchester City are favourites to win the competition despite only reaching the last four once in their history.
Last season Pep Guardiola’s side drew Liverpool in the last eight and were comprehensively beaten by the eventual runners-up.
City’s neighbours Manchester United reached the last eight in dramatic fashion when they overcame PSG with an injury-depleted side in Paris and face an equally challenging task in the last eight.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks set for the United job, but a European run would further enhance his reputation within the club.
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He has called on the spirit of 1999 this season having scored the winner himself when the Red Devils lifted the Champions League trophy 20 years ago.
Liverpool will be looking to go one better than last year when they lost the final in Kiev to Real Madrid.
Jurgen Klopp’s side have let their grasp on the title race slip, but European success could help soften that blow.
Klopp is also looking to win a final with the Reds having lost in his last three attempts.
Liverpool are the side worst affected by the quarter-finals dates.
Sandwiched in between the two ties is a visit from Chelsea.
The Blues appear rejuvenated after their Carabao Cup final loss, but Liverpool can ill-afford to lose if they want to end their title wait.
The Premier League enjoyed a purple patch in the Champions League between 2005 and 2012 – of the eight finals played an English team was present in seven.
But since Chelsea’s success in 2012 their influence in European finals has wained and they will hope to end that this season.
Full Champions League Draw
Ajax v Juventus
Liverpool v Porto
Tottenham v Manchester City
Manchester United v Barcelona