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Lionel Messi, Edinson Cavani and Neymar were among the players to hit the ground running on the opening night of the UEFA Champions League but with 16 teams playing tonight, you can still get involved.

Selecting your final 15-man squad is always a fraught business. Who are the established names that all but guarantee points? Which new faces could make an impact? Are there any hidden gems that won't break the bank?

Our team of reporters has all the answers – starting with the teams in action tonight.

APOEL (John Leonidou, @UEFAcomJohnL)
Penalty taker: Igor de Camargo (FW, €6.0m)
Set-piece takers: Stathis Aloneftis (MF, €5.5m), George Efrem (MF, €6.0m), Lorenzo Ebecilio (MF, €5.0m)
Secret weapon: Roland Sallai (FW, €5.0m)
Banker: Nuno Morais (MF, €5.0m)
Bargain signing: Carlão (DF, €4.5m)

Beşiktaş (Çetin Cem Yılmaz, @UEFAcomCetinCY)
Penalty takers: Ricardo Quaresma (MF, €7.0m), Cenk Tosun (FW, €8.0m)  
Set-piece takers: Talisca (€7.5m), Ricardo Quaresma (€7.0m)
Secret weapon: Caner Erkin (DF, €5.0m)
Banker: Talisca
Bargain signing: Ryan Babel (€6.5m)

Borussia Dortmund (Steffen Potter, @UEFAcomSteffenP)
Penalty taker: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (FW, €11.0m)
Set-piece takers: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Raphaël Guerreiro (MF, €6.0m)
Secret weapon: Christian Pulišić (MF, €7.5m)
Banker: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Bargain signing: Nuri Şahin (MF, €5.5m)

Feyenoord
(Berend Scholten, @UEFAcomBerendS)

Penalty takers: Nicolai Jørgensen (FW, €7.5m)
Set-piece takers: Jens Toornstra(MF, €7.0m), Sam Larsson(FW, €6.0m), Steven Berghuis (FW, €6.5m), Jean-Paul Boëtius (FW, €5.5m)
Secret weapon: Eric Botteghin (DF, €5.0m)
Bankers: Nicolai Jørgensen
Bargain signing: Jean-Paul Boëtius

Leipzig (James Thorogood, @UEFAcomJamesT)
Penalty taker: Timo Werner (FW, €10.0m)
Set-piece takers: Marcel Halstenberg (MF, €5.5m), Emil Forsberg (MF, €9.0m)
Secret weapon: Naby Keita (MF, €7.5m)
Banker: Timo Werner
Bargain signing: Lukas Klostermann (DF, €4.5m)

Liverpool (Matthew Howarth, @UEFAcomMattH)
Penalty takers: Roberto Firmino (€9.0m), James Milner (€6.0)
Set-piece takers: Philippe Coutinho (€9.5m), Jordan Henderson (€6.0m), Trent Alexander-Arnold (€4.0m), James Milner
Secret weapon: Emre Can (€6.0m)
Banker: Sadio Mané (€9.0m)
Bargain signing: Trent Alexander-Arnold

Manchester City (Simon Hart, @UEFAcomSimonH)
Penalty takers: Sergio Agüero (FW, €10.5m), Gabriel Jesus (FW, €8.0m)
Set-piece takers: Kevin De Bruyne (MF, €9.5m), Yaya Touré (MF, €7.5m), David Silva (MF, €8.5m), Leroy Sané (MF, €8.5m)
Secret weapon: Benjamin Mendy (DF, €6.0m)
Banker: Kevin De Bruyne (MF, €9.5m)
Bargain signing: Fernandinho (MF, €6.5m)

Maribor (Grega Sever, @UEFAcomGregaS)
Penalty taker: Dare Vršič (FW, €4.5m)
Set-piece takers: Dare Vršič, Jasmin Mešanović (FW, €6.0m), Damjan Bohar (MF, €5.0m)
Secret weapon: Jasmin Mešanović
Banker: Marko Šuler (DF, €4.5m)
Bargain signing: Dare Vršič

Monaco (David Crossan, @UEFAcomDavidC)
Penalty takers: Radamel Falcao (FW, €9.5m), Fabinho (MF, €7.5m)
Set-piece takers: Radamel Falcao, Thomas Lemar (MF, €8.5m), João Moutinho (MF, €6.5m)
Secret weapon: Rachid Ghezzal (MF, €5.5m)
Banker: Radamel Falcao
Bargain signing: Jemerson (DF, €5.5m)

Napoli
(Paolo Menicucci, @UEFAcomPaoloM)

Penalty taker: Dries Mertens (FW, €10.0m), Jorginho (MF, €5.0m)
Set-piece takers: Dries Mertens, Lorenzo Insigne (€8.5m), Faouzi Ghoulam (DF, €5.5m)
Secret weapon: Piotr Zieliński (€6.5m)
Banker: Dries Mertens
Bargain signing: Faouzi Ghoulam

Porto (Paul Bryan, @UEFAcomPaulB)
Penalty taker: Yacine Brahimi (MF, €7.0m)
Set-piece takers: Alex Telles (DF, €5.5m), Óliver Torres (MF, €6.0m), Yacine Brahimi
Secret weapon: Óliver Torres
Banker: Francisco Soares (€8.0m)
Bargain signing: Vincent Aboubakar (FW, €6.5m)

Real Madrid (Joe Walker, @UEFAcomJoeW)
Penalty taker: Cristiano Ronaldo (FW, €12.0m)
Set-piece takers: Cristiano Ronaldo, Toni Kroos (MF, €8.0m), Luka Modrić (€7.0m)
Secret weapon: Marco Asensio (MF, €7.5m)
Banker: Sergio Ramos (€6.5m)
Bargain signing: Casemiro (€6.0m)

Sevilla (Graham Hunter, @BumperGraham)
Penalty taker: Wissam Ben Yedder (FW, €7.5m)
Set-piece takers: Éver Banega (MF, €6.5m), Nolito (FW, €6.5m)
Secret weapon: Luis Muriel (FW, €7.0m)
Banker: Steven N'Zonzi (MF, €6.0m)
Bargain signing: Joaquin Correa (MF, €6.0m)

Shakhtar
(Bogdan Buga, @UEFAcomBogdanB)

Penalty taker: Marlos (MF, €6.0m)
Set-piece takers: Darijo Srna (DF, €5.5m)
Secret weapon: Fred (MF, €5.5m)
Banker: Taison (MF, €7.0m)
Bargain signing: Ismaily (DF, €5.0m)

Spartak (Artur Petrosyan, @UEFAcomArturP)
Penalty taker: Quincy Promes (MF, €7.0m)
Set-piece takers: Fernando (MF, €5.5m), Quincy Promes
Secret weapon: Mario Pašalić (MF, €6.0m)
Banker: Quincy Promes
Bargain signing: Pedro Rocha Neves (FW, €5.0m)

Tottenham (Daniel Thacker, @UEFAcomDanielT)
Penalty taker: Harry Kane (FW, €10.0m)
Set-piece takers: Christian Eriksen (MF, €8.5m)
Secret weapon: Son Heung-Min (MF, €8.0m)
Banker: Harry Kane
Bargain signing: Davinson Sánchez (DF, €5.5m)


Played last night

Anderlecht (Derek Brookman, @UEFAcomDerekB)
Penalty taker: Sofiane Hanni (MF, €6.5m)
Set-piece takers: Sofiane Hanni, Łukasz Teodorczyk (FW, €7.5m)
Secret weapon: Leander Dendoncker (MF, €5.0m)
Banker: Adrien Trebel (MF, €5.5m)
Bargain signing: Henry Onyekuru (FW, €6.0m)

Atlético Madrid (Joe Walker, @UEFAcomJoeW)
Penalty taker: Antoine Griezmann (FW, €10.0m)
Set-piece takers: Antoine Griezmann, Koke (MF, €8.0m), Gabi (MF, €5.5m)
Secret weapon: Saúl Ñíguez (MF, €7.5m)
Banker: Jan Oblak (GK, €6.0m)
Bargain signing: Jan Oblak

Barcelona (Graham Hunter, @BumperGraham)
Penalty taker: Lionel Messi (FW, €12m)
Set-piece takers: Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembélé (FW, €8.5m), Ivan Rakitić (MF, €7.5m)
Secret weapon: Paulinho (MF, €7.0m)
Banker: Lionel Messi
Bargain signing: Sergi Roberto (MF, €5.5m)

Basel (Ian Holyman, @UEFAcomIanH)
Penalty taker: Ricky van Wolfswinkel (FW, €7.0m)
Set-piece takers: Renato Steffen (MF, €6.5m), Luca Zuffi (MF, €6.0m)
Secret weapon: Michael Lang (DF, €5.5m)
Banker: Ricky van Wolfswinkel
Bargain signing: Kevin Bua (MF, €5.0m)

Bayern München (Jordan Maciel, @UEFAcomJordanM)
Penalty taker: Robert Lewandowski (FW, €11m)
Set-piece takers: David Alaba (DF, €6.5m), Robert Lewandowski
Secret weapon: Corentin Tolisso (MF, €8.0m)
Banker: Robert Lewandowski
Bargain signing: Sebastian Rudy (MF, €7.0m)

Benfica (Carlos Machado)
Penalty takers: Jonas (FW, €7.5m), Raúl Jiménez (FW, €7.0m)
Set-piece takers: Jonas, Alex Grimaldo (DF, €4.5m), Pizzi (MF, €7.0m)
Secret weapon: Andrija Živković (MF, €6.0m)
Banker: Jonas
Bargain: Alex Grimaldo

Celtic (Alex O'Henley, @UEFAcomAlexO)
Penalty kick takers: Leigh Griffiths (FW, €6.0m), Moussa Dembélé (FW, €6.5m)
Set-piece takers: Leigh Griffiths, Stuart Armstrong (MF, €6.5m)
Secret weapon: Patrick Roberts (MF, €7.0m)
Banker: Scott Brown (MF, €4.5m)
Bargain signing: Olivier Ntcham (MF, €5.0m)

Chelsea
(Daniel Thacker, @UEFAcomDanielT)

Penalty taker: Eden Hazard (MF, €10.5m)
Set-piece takers: Marcos Alonso (DF, €6.5m), Cesc Fàbregas (MF, €7.5m), Willian (MF, €7.5m)
Secret weapon: Pedro (MF, €8.0m)
Banker: Álvaro Morata (FW, €10.0m)
Bargain signing: Willian

CSKA Moskva (Artur Petrosyan, @UEFAcomArturP)
Penalty taker: Bibras Natcho (MF, €6.0m)
Set-piece takers: Bibras Natcho, Vitinho (FW, €6.5m), Sergei Ignashevich (DF, €4.5m)
Secret weapon: Aleksandr Golovin (MF, €5.5m)
Banker: Alan Dzagoev (MF, €6.5m)
Bargain signing: Georgi Schennikov (DF, €4.5m)

Juventus (Paolo Menicucci, @UEFAcomPaoloM)
Penalty taker: Paulo Dybala (FW, €9.5m)
Set-piece takers: Paulo Dybala, Miralem Pjanić (MF, €8.5m)
Secret weapon: Alex Sandro (DF, €6.0m)
Banker: Gianluigi Buffon (GK, €6.5m)
Bargain signing: Blaise Matuidi (MF, €6.5m)

Manchester United
(Simon Hart, @UEFAcomSimonH)

Penalty takers: Romelu Lukaku (FW, €10m), Zlatan Ibrahimović (FW, €9.0m)
Set-piece takers: Juan Mata (MF, €8.5m), Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Marcus Rashford (FW, €7.0m)
Secret weapon: Nemanja Matić (MF, €5.0m)
Banker: David de Gea (GK, €6.0m)
Bargain signing: Marcus Rashford (FW, €7.0m)

Olympiacos (Vassiliki Papantanopoulou, @UEFAcomVassP)
Penalty taker: Kostas Fortounis (MF, €6.0m)
Set-piece takers: Kostas Fortounis, Marko Marin (MF, €5.5m), Sebá (FW, €6.0m)
Secret weapon: Mehdi Carcela-González (MF, €5.5m)
Banker: El Fardou Ben Nabouhane (FW, €6.5m)
Bargain signing: Vadis Odjidja (MF, €5.5m)

Paris Saint-Germain
(Chris Burke, @UEFAcomChrisB)

Penalty taker: Edinson Cavani (FW, €11.0m)
Set-piece takers: Neymar (FW, €11.0m), Edinson Cavani, Ángel Di María (FW, €6.0m), Lucas Moura (MF, €8.5m), Julian Draxler (MF, €8.5m)
Secret weapon: Dani Alves (DF, €6.5m)
Banker: Neymar
Bargain signing: Alphonse Areola (GK, €4.5m)

Qarabağ (Oqtay Atayev)
Penalty taker: Richard Almeida (MF, €5.0m)
Set-piece takers: Richard Almeida (MF, €5.0m), Dani Quintana (MF, €6.5m), Míchel (MF, €5.5m), Rashad F. Sadygov (DF, €4.5m)
Secret weapon: Ramil Sheydaev (FW, €5.5m)
Bankers: Dino Ndlovu (FW, €6.0m)
Bargain signing: Ansi Agolli (DF, €4.5m)

Roma (Ben Gladwell, @UEFAcomBenG)
Penalty taker: Diego Perotti (MF, €8.5m), Edin Džeko (FW, €10.5m)
Set-piece takers: Edin Džeko (FW, €10.5m), Federico Fazio (DF, €5.5m)
Secret weapon: Alessandro Florenzi (MF, €5.0m)
Banker: Radja Nainggolan (MF, €8.5m)
Bargain signing: Alessandro Florenzi (MF, €5m)

Sporting
(Paul Bryan, @UEFAcomPaulB)
Penalty taker: Bas Dost (FW, €8.5m)
Set-piece takers: Marcos Acuña (MF, €5.5m), Bruno Fernandes (MF, €5.5m)
Secret weapon: Bruno Fernandes
Banker: Bas Dost
Bargain signing: Gelson Martins (€6.5m)