Champions League draw: Man United v Real Madrid, Arsenal v Bayern

Champions League draw: Manchester United take on Real Madrid as Arsenal face Bayern Munich in round of 16

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The Champions League draw for the round of 16 took place on Thursday Photo: The Sport Review

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Manchester United will face Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League after the clubs were paired together in Thursday’s draw.

Sir Alex Ferguson’s men booked their place in the knockout round after topping their group, as Jose Mourinho’s La Liga champions could only finish as runners-up in Group D.

United defender Rio Ferdinand tweeted: “Oh yes, Madrid!! What a great couple a games that’ll be! @Cristiano see u soon bro!”

Arsenal will take on current Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich, while Celtic will face Serie A winners Juventus.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon said: “In terms of glamour it’s a beauty. Juventus are one of the great European teams.

“In terms of qualification it’s going to be very tough. We will take it as it comes, we’re looking forward to the games now and I’m sure the supporters will be as well.”

Elsewhere, AC Milan take on Barcelona, while Galatasaray will play Schalke.

The first-leg ties will be played on 12/13 February and 19/20 February.

Champions League last 16 draw in full

Galatasaray v Schalke

Celtic v Juventus

Arsenal v Bayern Munich

Shakhtar Donetsk v Borussia Dortmund

AC Milan v Barcelona

Real Madrid v Manchester United

Valencia v Paris Saint-Germain

Porto v Málaga

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