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Champions League draw sees Mourinho pressure build

Champions League draw sees Mourinho pressure build

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Chelsea will once again face Paris Saint Germain in the first knockout round of the Champions League, following the draw for the last 16 in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday. The draw saw just three English clubs take part, due to Manchester United's early exit at the hands of Wolfsburg last week. Manchester City were drawn with Dynamo Kyiv in what seems to be a reasonable tie for Pellegrini's side. In stark comparison, Chelsea and Arsenal were drawn against heavyweights PSG and Barcelona respectively. Recent results have seen Chelsea remain in a precarious position in the lower half of the Premier League table, and the prospect of facing the French champions in a Champions League tie will have done nothing to alleviate the pressure on Mourinho. Chelsea played PSG in the competition last