Uefa Champions League is back. The late nights, the shouting, and the adrenaline rush that comes with it. Fans all over the world are preparing themselves adequately to cheer for their respective clubs. Covid 19 disrupted everything causing players to play without their beloved fans.Now that the covid 19 vaccine is out, the fans are back to the stadiums and ready to support their teams. This transfer window has been one of the busiest in the history of football. Messi left his boyhood club to join PSG Ronaldo while made the unexpected return to the club that made him a legend, Manchester United. Sergio Ramos, Romelu Lukaku, Jadon Sancho, Antoine Griezman, Memphis Depay, and Sergio Aguero are some of the world-class players that switched clubs. Here are 7 clubs with the most lethal squads all over Europe.
The 18/19 UCL winners are still sending all sorts of shock waves all over the football universe. With the addition of Jota into the squad, the Merseyside club has become a lethal force. Sadio Mane and Mohammed Salah are still ferocious when it comes to their finishing skills. Allison is still one of the best Goalkeepers in the world. The addition of Konate has ensured that Liverpool has a contingency plan in case of any injuries. The midfield is accumulated with some of the best midfielders in the world. Liverpool is in UCL group B where they are facing Atletico Madrid, Ac Milan, and FC Porto.This is one of the groups of death. However, Liverpool has the superior squad on paper.
6. Real Madrid
The Los Blancos are the record holders of the UCL. They have managed to win the UCL title 13 times. The real Madrid transfer window wasn't as busy as expected. This may be the result of the strict rules set by the Spanish FA. Real Madrid signed David Alaba on a free transfer from Bayern Munich and Eduardo Camavinga from Rennes for £34.4 million. Besides these new signings, Real Madrid has several elite players in their squad. Thibaut Courtois is in goal where he's thriving and competing with the competent Andriy Lunin. The defense department has been restructured especially after Sergio Ramos left for PSG. Dani Carvahal, Eder Militao, David Alaba, Jesus Vallejo, Nacho, Marcelo, and Ferland Mendy make up the new defense line of the club. Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, and Casemiro are in charge of the Midfield. Their subs include Federico Valverde ( he just signed a new contract with the club), Lukas Vazquez, Dani Ceballos, Isco, and Eduardo Camavinga. The attacking compartment is fully stocked with world-class talent. Karim Benzema leads the line with the returning Gareth Bale who had been loaned to Tottenham. The rejuvenating Eden Hazard is also part of the squad together with Vinicius Junior, Marco Asensio, Rodrygo, Mariano Diaz, and Luka Jovic. Clubs around Europe should watch out because the 13 UCL champs are out to set yet another record.
5. Bayern Munchen
The club from Munich has been dominating the German Bundesliga league over the years. Clubs like Borussia Dortmund, RB Leipzig, Borussia Monchengladbach, and Bayer Leverkusen. The 19/20 UCL winners completely annihilated their opponents on their way to lifting the trophy. Last season they were kicked out by the Parisians, PSG. Their squad hasn't really changed, nonetheless, they are as deadly as ever.
The current holders of the UCL title made an addition to their squad to help them retain their title. Romelu Lukaku and Saul Ninguez are the latest signings to the team. Chelsea's squad depth is quite frightening. Thomas Tuchel's arrival completely rejuvenated the blues. All eyes are on them as they begin the defense of their title. Their vast squad has great promise. Chelsea is one of the teams to watch during this 20/21 season.
3. Manchester United
With the addition of Christiano Ronaldo, the red devils have a possibility is winning the UCL this season. Mr. Champions League himself heads the Man United attack together with Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Cavani, Martial, and the young and talented Mason Greenwood. United's midfield is also filled with elite superstars. Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba, Scott Mctominay, and Fred are some of the players that are in charge of the midfield. Raphael Varane's arrivals solidified the red devil's defense thus making them one of the most promising teams to watch in the UCL.
2. Manchester City
Pep Guardiola reached the final of a UCL for the first time in almost 10 years. Although he finished in the runners-up position, he made sure that he had eliminated having put up a fight. Pep's focus was to sign both Harry Kane and Jack Grealish. Although Kane's transfer didn't go through, Man City still has one of the best squads in Europe. The departure of Sergio Aguero was immediately out as a matter of the past when Jack Grealish was signed. With the squad that Man City has, fanatics are all eagerly waiting to see how Pep performs in the UCL.
Before we ultimately name the club that has taken the number one spot, here are some honorable mentions.
1. Paris Saint Germain (PSG)
The club from Paris takes the top spot on the list. With the addition of Lionel Messi on their team, PSG is comprised of a super squad. An attack of Messi, Neymar, and Mbappe, induces goosebumps on defenders all over Europe. PSG also brought in Sergio Ramos, Achraf Hakimi, Georginio Wijnaldum, Nuno Mendes, and Gianluigi Dannarumma. The PSG squad is expected to wreak havoc all over Europe.
What other club has the squad capable of surprising all these teams in the champions league? Leave your views in the comment section below.
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