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Chelsea to Wear Nike from 2017/18 Season

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Chelsea to Wear Nike from 2017/18 Season

English Premier League title contenders Chelsea Football Club today announcesd a new technical partnership with Nike, which represents the largest commercial deal in the club’s history. The deal is estimated to be worth £60 million a season over the next 15 years.

Chelsea to Wear Nike from 2017/18 Season

The long-term agreement will see Nike, the world’s leading sports footwear and apparel company, become the official kit supplier beginning with the 2017/18 season. Nike will produce strips for the first team, Academy and Ladies teams, as well as a full range of clothing for Chelsea’s millions of supporters around the world.

Striker Diego Costa Models the Chelsea FC 2016/17 adidas Home Kit

Striker Diego Costa Models the Chelsea FC 2016/17 adidas Home Kit

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: “This is an incredibly exciting and important deal for the club. Like Chelsea, Nike is known around the world for its excellence and innovation and we look forward to working together in what is sure to be a successful partnership. We believe Nike will be able to support our growth into new markets as well as helping us maintain our place among the world’s elite football clubs.”

Former Chelsea Players in the CLub's 2012/13 adidas Home Kit

Former Chelsea Players in the Club’s 2012/13 adidas Home Kit

Trevor Edwards, President of the Nike Brand, said: “Chelsea is a world-class club with a rich tradition and passionate fans across the globe. The partnership with Chelsea reinforces our leadership position in football. We are excited to help grow the club’s global reach, serving players and supporters with Nike innovation and design.”

Chelsea has worn adidas kits since 2006. Before then The Blues had worn Umbro for most of their history of having kits provided by technical sponsors (which began in 1975).


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