The latest issue of Champions Matchday has a distinctly Brazilian flavour as we sit down with Manchester City FC's Fernandinho, Paris Saint-Germain FC's Marquinhos and FC Zenit's Hulk – and trace the influence that some of Brazil's best have had on the European Cup over the years.
Elsewhere, we discuss how Michael Carrick has become central to Manchester United FC's European ambitions, analyse Josep Guardiola's reformed FC Bayern München, catch up with FC Basel 1983 coach Murat Yakin and hear how Jürgen Klopp built his thrilling Borussia Dortmund side.
We also talk to Bayer 04 Leverkusen boss Sami Hyypiä about his expectations for the season, find out about a typical matchday from FC København's Nicolai Jørgensen and chart the resurgence of Arsenal FC's in-form midfielder Aaron Ramsey.
Also in the latest edition, we shine the spotlight on football's late bloomers, including Real Sociedad de Fútbol's Xabi Prieto, Celtic FC's Anthony Stokes and Olympique de Marseille's Alaixys Romao. Plus expert comment from Guillem Balagué and Ed Chamberlin, the chance to win a signed Franck Ribéry match ball, and much, much more.
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