Club Brugge is champion and starts in the group stage of the Champions League. It will definitely be in pot three or pot four. As a result, teams such as Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, PSG, FC Porto (all certainly in pot one), FC Barcelona, Juventus and Atlético Madrid (all certainly in pot two), Manchester City or Liverpool (certainly in pot one or two) belong to the possible opponents. The draw is scheduled for August 25, the first match day is scheduled for September 6 and 7.
Union is second and starts in the third qualifying round of the Champions League. In it, it will be drawn on July 18 as a non-seeds head against Benfica, Rangers, Dinamo Kiev (if that club survives the second preliminary round) or a fourth club to be determined. The first legs will be played on August 2 and 3, the return matches on August 9. If Union survives that round, it must survive another play-off round before reaching the group stage. In case of a defeat, it ends up in the group stage of the Europa League.
AA Gent is cup winner and starts in the play-off round of the Europa League. The draw is scheduled for August 1, the first leg will be played on August 18 and the return leg on August 25. If the Buffalos survive, they will be in the group stage of the Europa League. If they lose, they start in the group stage of the Conference League.
Anderlecht is third and starts in the third qualifying round of the Conference League. On July 18, it will know its opponent there. The first leg will be played on August 4, the return leg on August 11. If the Purple & White survive, another play-off round awaits before the inhabitants of Brussels are certain of the group stage. In case of a defeat in one of these two qualifying rounds, Anderlecht is immediately eliminated in Europe.
Antwerp is fourth and starts in the second heat of the Conference League. The draw is already scheduled for June 15. The first leg will be played on July 21, the return leg on July 28. If Antwerp survives, it still awaits the third preliminary round and a play-off round before it is certain of the group stage. If they lose in one of these three qualifying rounds, it is immediately eliminated in Europe.