Real Madrid, Barcelona and 3 other teams that could win the Champions League

Real Madrid, Barcelona and 3 other teams that could win the Champions League

The best teams across Europe will begin their quest for a title in the 2018/19 Champions League season.

Defending champions Real Madrid have won the trophy in three successive seasons as teams will be looking to break the monopoly of the Santiago Bernabeu outfit.

The transfer window was busy as Europe top clubs made summer signings to bolster their squad ahead of Europe's premier competition.

Here are the five teams that will likely win this Champions League this term

1. Real Madrid

Despite the departure of Zinedine Zidane and Cristiano Ronaldo this summer from the Bernabeu, Los Blancos have overtime built a team that compete against other top European sides.

The Galaticos still have vastly experienced players in all departments of the team and they could clinch another trophy if things go their way this season.

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2. Barcelona

The Catalan giants have always been contenders for the coveted trophy in every season of the competition owing to the depth in the squad.

Having lost out in the quarter finals to Roma last season, Barca with Lionel Messi, still have all it takes to wrestle the title from the rivals this campaign.

3. Paris Saint-Germain

The French side's primary aim in every season is to win the Champions League title that is why players like Kylian Mbappe and Neymar were signed for respective staggering amounts.

The Parisians over the years have been getting better with the quality of their squad and they stand the chance to make the difference this season.

4. Bayern Munich

Last season, Bayern Munich were inches away in making it through to the Champions League finals but were narrowly beaten by eventual winners Real Madrid.

The Bavarians have always been one of the teams to beat in the competition and a team of such pedigree will contend for the trophy any day.

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5. Juventus

Their 13-year wait for a Champions League trophy could be over after the signing the vastly experienced Cristiano Ronaldo who have five trophies to his illustrious career.

The Biaconeri have played in five different finals after wining the tournament in 1994/95 season, losing to Real Madrid on two occasions as well as Dortmund, AC Milan and Barcelona.

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