Defending champions Saracens has been drawn in the same pool as last year finalist Clermont Auvergne as the draws for the 2017/18 season of European Champions Cup was announced in Neuchatel, Switzerland on Thursday.
The Aviva Premiership club registered a 28-17 over the Top 14 side in the final to become the fourth team ever to defend the title and now find themselves in Pool 2 that also has Ospreys and Northampton Saints.
English Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs, who were in Tier 1 find themselves in Pool 3 along with Leinster, Montpellier and Glasgow Warriors while Pool 1 contains Wasps, La Rochelle, Ulster and Harlequins.
Pro 12 winners Scarlets will be accompanied by Toulon, Bath and Benetton in Pool 5 while Munster, Leicester Tigers, Racing 92 and Castres form Pool 4.
The draws for the European Challenge Cup was also announced on Thursday with Gloucester in Pool 3 along with Pau, Zebre, Agen while London Irish and Worcester Warriors are draw into Pool 4 and Pool 5 respectively.
Champions Cup draw:
Pool 1: Wasps, La Rochelle, Ulster, Harlequins.
Pool 2: Clermont, Saracens, Ospreys, Northampton.
Pool 3: Exeter, Leinster, Montpellier, Glasgow.
Pool 4: Munster, Racing 92, Leicester, Castres.
Pool 5: Scarlets, Toulon, Bath, Benetton.
Challenge Cup draw:
Pool 1: Newcastle, Dragons, Bordeaux, Enisei-STM.
Pool 2: Blues, Sale, Lyon, Toulouse.
Pool 3: Gloucester, Pau, Zebre, Agen.
Pool 4: Stade Francais Paris, Edinburgh, London Irish, Krasny Yar
Pool 5: Brive, Connacht, Worcester, Oyonnax.