The stage is set for the return to Old Trafford of Cristiano Ronaldo after Real Madrid were drawn against Manchester United in the last 16 knockout stage.
Jose Mourinho’s Real have had an indifferent season so far with intense pressure from the Spanish media following an indifferent season while Barcelona have raced into a virtually insurmountable La Liga lead this term.
The Special One has been rumoured to be leaving the Spanish Champions at the end of the season and would relish a return to England with several clubs showing an interest.
The first legs will be played on either February 12/13 or 19/20, with the return matches on March 5/6 or 12/13.
Champions League round of 16 draw:
Galatasaray v FC 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 St Germain
FC Porto v Malaga