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Real Madrid chief Butragueno: Champions League draw could not be worse

Real Madrid chief Emiliano Butragueno admits they're unhappy with their Champions League draw. Real have been grouped with AC Milan, Auxerre and Ajax.

Butragueno wasn't too pleased with the results of the draw, but, surprisingly, it was not the presence of Milan that bothered the club director the most.

"We're not too pleased with the results of the draw. We got some serious opponents from the third and fourth pot and could have had an easier draw," said Butragueno.

"Of course, Milan are a strong opponent as well, but we always knew that we would have to deal with at least one big team. The worst thing about the draw is that we got Auxerre from pot four. They're probably the best team from pot four."

He added: "Barcelona have ended up in one of the easiest groups. The only problem they face is the long trip to Russia for the match against Rubin Kazan."

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