Tottenham drawn against Barcelona in NextGen 2012-13 group stages

The European Under-19 club competition will be in its second year and has expanded by eight clubs after its inaugural season saw Inter crowned champions over Ajax

The NextGen Series Under-19 European club competition has confirmed the draw for its group stage next season after expanding by an additional eight teams after its inaugural year last season.

Tottenham were drawn with Barcelona, while Manchester City face Juventus, as Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, and Aston Villa also compete in the youth tournament.

The six Groups for the NextGen Series 2012-13 are:

Group One - Barcelona, Tottenham, RSC Anderlecht, Wolfsburg

Group Two - Manchester City, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Fenerbahce

Group Three - Chelsea, Ajax, CSKA Moscow, Molde

Group Four - Sporting Lisbon, Celtic, Aston Villa, PSV Eindhoven

Group Five - Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund, Inter, Rosenborg

Group Six - Arsenal, Athletic Bilbao, Olympique de Marseille, Olympiacos

Last year's tournament concluded with Inter defeating Ajax on penalties in the final, with winning coach Andrea Stramaccioni later appointed manager following Claudio Ranieri's dismissal.