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S8 Ep19: 21/22 Champions League Last 16 reactions and predictions

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The latest episode of the Squawka Talker podcast gives an instant reaction to the draw for the 2021/22 Champions League last 16 with some heavyweight clashes penciled in for February 2022.
Host Feargal Brennan is joined by Squawka's chief football writer Muhammad Butt and freelance football broadcaster Tom Gayle to offer insight and analysis on the draw and predict the big stories to come in the knockout stages next year.

The team look at the challenges facing last 16 novices RB Salzburg up against 2020 winners Bayern Munich, red hot favourites Manchester City v Sporting Lisbon, defending champions Chelsea against Lille and group stage headline grabbers Ajax clashing with Benfica.

In part the gang turn their attention to the final four games of the last 16 with Manchester United looking for more Cristiano Ronaldo inspiration as they face Atletico Madrid, Villarreal take on Juventus, Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool showdown with Serie A holders Inter Milan and Sergio Ramos heads 'home' as PSG face Real Madrid.

There is also a quickfire predictions round with Feargal, Mo and Tom all giving their picking for who makes it through to the last eight.

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