Date: 16th December 2011 at 3:58pm
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The Champions League draw today had a certain inevitability about it. Indeed only last night Tim Stillman tweeted his prediction that unfortunately came to pass.

Forgetting the fact that these draws are completely at random, it seemed as though every man, woman, child and K9 knew it would be AC Milan. When looking at all the other possibilities it just didn`t feel like we were going to draw them.

It`s going to be a tough tie, it really is, but historically we`ve done well in Italy and against AC Milan. We travel well to that part of the world and perform well at home against the Italians (3-1 spanking at home against Inter put to one side).

So it`s going to be another exiting tie in the Champions League, and whilst it could have been better it certainly could have been worse.

“How?” I hear you cry “They were probably the hardest team we could have drawn!”

Well we could be playing some tiny Ukrainian team on Channel 5 on a Thursday night, or worse still, not involved in Europe at all.

So it`s not all bad is it?