Real's Modric beats Ronaldo, Salah to be named Europe's top player

Luka Modrić Wins UEFA Player of the Year, Best Midfielder of Champions League

Luka Modrić Wins UEFA Player of the Year, Best Midfielder of Champions League

He is seeking a fourth consecutive European Cup.

Modric was linked with a move to Inter this summer, but he will be staying put at Madrid and has declared that the Spanish side will be looking to win the Champions League yet again this season. It is not clear whether he knew in advance that he would come second.

However, the former Barcelona and Spain star believes the Blues will have to be at their best to ensure they progress from the group stages.

The Portuguese coach was asked after the draw about the group and was quite frank in his views.

Pep Guardiola's side were dumped out by Liverpool, who finished 25 points behind them as they romped to the domestic title, in the quarter-finals and director of football Txiki Begiristain says they are determined to do better this season.

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But his behaviour and motivation on court changed after this moment and then he dominated the match", Herbert said. Bouchard eventually made her way onto court, only to be bounced 6-4 6-3 at the hands of Marketa Vondrousova.

Modric was also instrumental during Croatia's World Cup campaign in Russian Federation, where he led the country to its first final appearance in the tournament.

A very hard group with one of the biggest candidates to reach the final [in Juventus] and a team who made an incredible investment on top of a fantastic team they had, so a big, big candidate.

"It's a big challenge, but for all the others it is a big challenge to face us", he said.

Spurs will desperately hope to have qualification wrapped up before travelling to the Nou Camp on December 11.

They were drawn in Group C for this year's group stage of the tournament, alongside PSG, Napoli and Red Star Belgrade.

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After reaching the final of last year's competition, Liverpool should take a lot of confidence going into a group despite its high quality.

"I expected a hard group".

UEFA pays 2.7 million euros ($3.2 million) per group-stage win and 900,000 euros ($1.05 million) for a draw.

Here are 5 reasons Barcelona will perform better than Real Madrid in the 2018/2019 Champions League season. He was sent off and banned for one game after a match there in 2013.

Liverpool FC were assigned to be in pot three which meant there was a high chance they would be drawn into a tough group which they were in Thursday's draw.

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Valencia and debutants Young Boys from Switzerland complete Group H.

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