Champions league football is one of the most prestigious tournament in the world. In the premier league, only the top four teams are allowed to participate in the competition. Last season, Chelsea defeated Manchester city in the champions league final and the blues were crowned the champions league winners.This was only the second time in their history, that Chelsea had managed to win the champions league trophy. This season, the competition is in the knockout phase. Chelsea are scheduled to play lille. Manchester United however, have the best chances to progress and reach the quarterfinals. United will face Atletico Madrid. Atletico are currently struggling for form in laliga.They are currently forth in the laliga table. United will have to overcome them to boost their chances to be in next season's competitions. This is after Cristiano reportedly told the club that he would leave if they don't achieve champions league football next season.United also have a much superior squad compared to Atletico. The emergence of Antony elanga has been one of the welcomed moments at old trafford. Elanga recently scored his first premier league goal. With the likes of elanga, sancho, rashford, cavani, greenwood, Ronaldo among others, United have endless chances to overcome Atletico.Cristiano played for their rivals, real madrid before eventually landing at Manchester. With the top four not guaranteed for Manchester United, they know that champions league victory is their biggest chance for them to qualify for the tournament, next season.
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