London, Europe Brief News – Chelsea will face holders Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Pep Guardiola faces his former club as Manchester City play six-time winners Bayern Munich.
Inter Milan face Benfica and Serie A champions AC Milan take on current leaders Napoli.
If Chelsea and Manchester City get through, they will meet in an all-Premier League semi-final while AC Milan or Napoli will face Inter Milan or Benfica in the other semi-final.
The first legs of the quarter-finals take place on 11-12 April, with the return games on 18-19 April.
The first legs of the semi-finals will be on 9-10 May, and the second legs on 16-17 May.
The Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, will host the final on 10 June.
It is the third successive season Chelsea and Real Madrid, the record 14-time winners, have met in the competition.
Chelsea beat Real in the semi-finals on their way to winning the trophy in 2020-21 before losing 5-4 on aggregate to the Spanish giants last season in the quarter-finals.
Manchester City and Bayern Munich have not met competitively since 2014 when Guardiola was in charge of the German club.
Champions League quarter-final draw
Real Madrid v Chelsea
Inter Milan v Benfica
Manchester City v Bayern Munich
AC Milan v Napoli
AC Milan or Napoli v Benfica or Inter Milan
Real Madrid or Chelsea v Manchester City or Bayern Munich
Chelsea and Manchester City have been handed fiercely tough routes towards the Champions League final in Istanbul.
Graham Potter’s Chelsea have improved recently but they will be firm underdogs against holders Real Madrid, who disposed of Liverpool with ease in the last 16. Real are led by former boss Carlo Ancelotti, the only manager to win the tournament four times.