By James Dutton For Mailonline
Published: 07:37 BST, 1 August 2017 | Updated: 07:37 BST, 1 August 2017
Carlo Ancelotti expects the intensity of the Champions League to step up this season with increased competition from some of the big English clubs.
Chelsea and Manchester United are both returning to Europe's biggest stage, and they could be joined by Liverpool if they win their play off later this month.
No Premier League side has won the competition since Chelsea in 2012, with last year's best performers, Leicester, knocked out in the quarter finals by