While three-time UEFA Champions League champions Manchester United were placed in a comparatively much easier group than their noisy neighbours. The Red Devils are in Group H which include Portuguese side Braga, Turkey club Galatasaray and CRF Cluj from Romania.
Defending champions Chelsea will play against Italy Serie A champions Juventus along side Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine and Nordsjaelland of Denmark in Group E.
Group C will see Arsenal battle it out with France Ligue 1 champions Montpellier HSC, FC Schalke 04 for Germany and Olympiacos from Greece.
Spanish giants FC Barcelona are placed in Group G along with Scottish champions Celtic, Portugal side Benfica and Russian club Spartak Moscow.
Opening round of matches to be played on Sept 18/19.
Take a look at the other Groups :
FC Porto (POR), Dynamo Kiev (UKR), Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), Dinamo Zagreb (CRO)
Arsenal (ENG), Schalke 04 (GER), Olympiacos (GRE), Montpellier (FRA)
AC Milan (ITA), Zenit Saint Petersburg (RUS), Anderlecht (BEL), Malaga (ESP)
Real Madrid (ESP), Manchester City (ENG), Ajax (NED), Borussia Dortmund (GER)
Chelsea (ENG), Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR), Juventus (ITA), Nordsjaelland (DEN)
Bayern Munich (GER), Valencia (ESP), Lille (FRA), BATE Borisov (BLR)
Barcelona (ESP), Benfica (POR), Spartak Moscow (RUS), Celtic (SCO)
Manchester United (ENG), SC Braga (POR), Galatasaray (TUR), CFR-Cluj (ROM)