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The Champions League 2022/23: Who Are You Backing?


Sep 1, 2022

This summer has been an interesting one across the big clubs in Europe. There has been plenty of activity, and more so plenty of big moves.

Across England there have been some exciting signings that really are leveling up the top clubs. European success is certainly on the horizon, but only one team can win that Champions League trophy.

Then there are the rest of the sides dominating Europe. Bayern may have lost their star striker, but they’ve also acquired the likes of Sadio Mane, while Barcelona may even be contenders with Lewandowski leading the attack.

It’s that time of the season where you can put your money where your mouth is and all the bookies are offering their odds, as well as plenty of online betting welcome offers to really make the most of your Champions League betting odds. So, who exactly are the favourites to lift the trophy come the end of the season?

Manchester City

Manchester City are always among the favourites despite having never lifted the trophy. That said, they’ve been there or thereabouts the last few years and the signing of Erling Haaland and the threat he poses certainly makes them the team to beat.

Haaland has already settled in well and if he gets firing straight from the off, he’ll unsettle an awful lot of defences across Europe. Just as he did with Dortmund.

City are 5/2 favourites with most bookies at the moment, and it’s difficult to argue. Their year? It could well be…


As ever at the moment, Liverpool aren’t far behind them and while they may have lost Mane, they’ve got a great player in young Darwin Nunez.

Klopp’s men know how to perform in Europe and will want to make up for their heartbreak in the Final at the Stade de France last term. They have some of the finest players on the planet and are a team that are so in sync with one another. We expect another good year at Anfield.

Prices at 9/2 with William Hill, they’re second favourites, just ahead of Bayern.

Bayern Munich

Bayern have brought in some excellent players this season to make up for the loss of Lewandowski with Ryan Gravenberch and Sadio Mane the two standouts.

The German champions have also strengthened in defence too with the signature of Matthijs de Ligt, during up the back line. A solid foundation is always a key part of winning the competition, so it’s no surprise to see the quality acquisitions taking them to 6/1 with the bookies.

The Outsiders

PSG are level with Bayern at 6/1, although you do get the impression they are slightly disjointed and that Christophe Galtier has a bit of a job on his hands if he’s going to take them all the way to the title of European Champions.

Last years winners are priced at 8/1 and are always a good punt given their record in the competition, while Chelsea may also be a good prospect at 12/1, with the signings they’ve made in Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly.

Barcelona are priced at 14/1, which isn’t behind the realms of possibility, but given the financial mess at the club, who knows what sort of team may line up at the start of the season.

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