The NextGen Series draw has been announced.

The European competition for Under-19 players which proved such a success last year in its inaugural season has attracted more elite clubs with glamour ties for the British contingent.

Tottenham will face the Barcelona youngsters while Arsenal are in the same group as Athletic Bilbao.

Chelsea face CSKA Moscow, Liverpool play Inter Milan while Aston Villa come up against Celtic and Sporting Lisbon.

The competition has been extended to 24 teams.

Group 1: Barcelona, Tottenham, Olympiakos, Wolfsburg.

Group 2: Man City, Juventus, Paris St-Germain, Fenerbahce.

Group 3: Chelsea, Ajax, CSKA Moscow, Molde FK.

Group 4: Arsenal, Athletic Bilbao, Marseille, Anderlecht.

Group 5: Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan, Rosenborg.

Group 6: Sporting Lisbon, Celtic, Aston Villa, PSV Eindhoven.