UEFA sources, who wished to remain anonymous, also revealed to the Associated Press that Saint Petersburg would host the 2021 final for the first time, and Wembley would be the venue for the prestigious occasion in 2023.
UEFA has said that its criteria for Men's Player of the Year are based on their "performances over the whole season in all competitions - both domestically and internationally - at either club or national team level".
Preparations are accelerating fast for the next year's Final on 30 May 2020, which will again take place at Istanbul's Atatürk Stadium.
Wolves, having come through three rounds of qualifying to get here, were put in group K with Besiktas, third in the Turkish league last season, Braga and Slovan Bratislava.
"It's a great draw", Celtic manager Neil Lennon said.
What United fans would do for a trinity like that once more but the 53-year-old Irishman, who won a Champions League crown and seven Premier League titles with the club, believes they have just signed three real talents. They have some very talented, quick players.
Props to Keenan Allen for His Carli Lloyd Tweet
Thursday's game was the second on a so-called "victory tour" for the team that clinched the World Cup in France in July. All the debate, if you will, that has come about from a bunch of keyboard warriors, it's kind of ridiculous.
The UEFA Player of the Year awards recognise the best players, irrespective of their nationality, who have played for a football club within the territory of a UEFA member national association.
The 2019/20 #UEL group stage draw! After the announcement by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), Sporting Director Igli Tare spoke to Sky Sport.
"We can not wait to share the magic of Istanbul with players and fans from across Europe and beyond at the 2020 UEFA Champions League Final". The games against Barcelona will have a party atmosphere for us and our fans. Also, we know the history of Celtic. "But the other two teams in the group are tough too".
UEFA Europa League group stage matches will be played on September 19 - December 12. Group C has Manchester City while Liverpool has been drawn in Group E. Juventus are given Group D and Zenit are in Group G. La Liga holders Barcelona are in Group F.
After winning the Europa League, Chelsea are back in the Champions League and can look forward to taking on last season's semi-finalists Ajax, as well as former runners-up Valencia and Lille in Group H.