The competition largely considered to be the elite club competition kicks off tonight. The teams have spent more than ever before and brought in some of the best talent the world has to offer, largely in a bid to lift the coveted Champions League trophy. According to several bookmakers, here are the five favourites to emerge victorious this season.
1. Real Madrid (Spain)
The holders and winners on the previous two occasions, Zidane’s side are 4/1 to win for a third successive year.
2. PSG (France)
The big spenders from France are 7/1 to win the trophy for the first time in their history.
3. Bayern Munich (Germany)
Carlo Ancelotti’s side are third favourites with odds of 7/1.
4. Barcelona (Spain)
Messi and co. are also 7/1 to win the Champions League for the first time since 2015.
5. Manchester City (England)
Pep Guardiola’s side are 10/1 to win the trophy despite never making it past the semi-finals.