Who will be in the Champions League this season? Here's every team who has qualified so far

Adidas Champions League ball 2023/24
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We don't know every club in the Champions League 2023/24 just yet – but the list is starting to take shape, now, with qualification underway for the group stage

Not only that, there are plenty of sides across the continent who are qualifying for Europe's premier competition via their league position, with the top four teams in each of Europe's top four leagues all earning an automatic place in the tournament. From there, there are a few champions who get in, while a host of others will all take part in qualifying rounds that precede the Champions League beginning in September.

Next year will be the last edition of the Champions League group stage as we know it, with UEFA expanding it in 2024/25 to be a Swiss-style model in which all clubs will play another two fixtures. The Premier League should be looking at another place for that edition, too – but until then, here's every team that we know will be taking part in the UCL come next season…

Here's every club to have qualified for the Champions League group stage in 2023/24

Newcastle players celebrate one of their goals against Tottenham in the Premier League in April 2023.

Newcastle United will play in the Champions League for the first time in two decades (Image credit: Getty Images)

Pot 1

Pot 2

Pot 3

Pot 3 or 4

  • Real Sociedad (4th in La Liga)
  • Celtic (1st in Scottish Premiership)
  • Newcastle United (4th in the Premier League)
  • TBC (Winner of playoffs/qualifiers)
  • TBC (Winner of playoffs/qualifiers)
  • TBC (Winner of playoffs/qualifiers)

Pot 4

  • Union Berlin (4th in the Bundesliga)
  • Lens (2nd in Ligue 1)
  • TBC (Winner of playoffs/qualifiers)
  • TBC (Winner of playoffs/qualifiers)

When is the draw date for the Champions League group stage 2023/24?

The Champions League group stage for 2023/24 will be drawn on August 31 2023. 

When is the Champions League group stage 2023/24?

The Champions League group stage begins on September 19 and 20. The matchdays are as follows:

Matchday 1: September 19 and 20
Matchday 2: October 3 and 4
Matchday 3: October 24 and 25
Matchday 4: November 7 and 8
Matchday 5: November 28 and 29
Matchday 6: December 12 and 13

Where is the Champions League final in 2024?

The Champions League final in 2024 will be held at Wembley Stadium, London. 

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