A screen shows the results of the draw for the Champions League first knockout round at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon. Picture - Reuters

The draw for the knock-out rounds of the Uefa Champions League has thrown-in some enticing fixtures, with the clashes between English and Italian sides especially intriguing.

Group F winners Arsenal have been handed a tough trip against seven-time European champions AC Milan, while Group E winners Chelsea have been pitted against the potentially dangerous Napoli, who were largely responsible for eliminating Premier League leaders Manchester City from the group stage.

Elsewhere, defending champions Barcelona will face German side Bayer Leverkusen while Real Madrid will face a tough trip to Russia having drawn CSKA Moscow.

FC Basel, who qualified at the expense of Manchester United, will face Bayern Munich while 2010 winners Inter Milan will take on French champions Marseille.

Full Draw -

Marseille vs Inter Milan

Zenit vs Benfica

CSKA Moscow vs Real Madrid

Bayer Leverkusen vs Barcelona

Basel vs Bayern Munich

Milan vs Arsenal

Napoli vs Chelsea

Lyon vs Apoel Nicosia

The first legs will be played on 14-15 and 21-22 of February with the second legs on 6-7 and 13-14 of March.