Manchester United Champions League draw: Louis van Gaal's side handed favourable draw

PSV, CSKA Moscow and Wolfsburg await in Group B

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Manchester United have been handed a favourable draw today as they make their return to the Champions League.

In Group B they will face PSV Eindhoven, CSKA Moscow and Wolfsburg.

United's toughest challenge in the group is the Dutch champions PSV, who United signed Memphis Depay from this summer.

The Old Trafford club last played PSV back in the Champions League in the group stage in 2000. They won 3-1 at home but lost 3-1 away.

United met CSKA Moscow in the Champions League group stage in 2009, drawing 3-3 at home, and winning 1-0 away.

Lastly, they come up against Wolsfburg, who they also last faced in the Champions League group stage in 2009, wining 3-1 away and 2-1 at home.

Full draw:

GROUP A: PSG, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Malmo

GROUP B: PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, CSKA Moscow, Wolfsburg

GROUP C: Benfica, Atletico, Galatasaray, Astana

GROUP D: Juventus, Manchester City, Sevilla, Borussia Monchengladbach

GROUP E: Barcelona, Bayer Leverkusen, Roma, BATE Borisov

GROUP F: Bayern Munich, Arsenal, Olympiacos, Dinamo Zagreb

GROUP G: Chelsea, Porto, Dynamo Kiev, Maccabi Tel-Aviv

GROUP H: Zenit, Valencia, Lyon, Gent

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