The European champions Barcelona have now been thrown against the English premier league leaders Arsenal in the champions league last 16 in Monday's draw.
Where as the French heavy weight Paris-Saint-German
were drawn against 2012 winners Chelsea for the third straight season, while Bayern munich will meet last year's finalist Juventus.
Record 10-time winners Real Madrid will face Roma while Manchester City will meet Ukrainians Dynamo Kiev for a place in the quarter-finals.
The draw was carried out at UEFA headquarters in Nyon. The games will now be between February 16 and March 16.