As the 2018-19 season draws ever closer, clubs from the Premier League and around Europe are preparing by releasing their new kits.
It has become custom nowadays to begin every season with a new kit, be it with multiple changes or just the minor details, but there’s something about a new kit being revealed that just whets the apetite for the fun to begin again.
We’ve taken a look at some of the top clubs who have already revealed how they will look when they take to the field once more in August.
Taking its inspiration from the 80s and 90s, Chelsea’s new design sees their traditional blue feature flashes of colour across the front.
There are two unique points to note, as inside the shirt reads the line ‘blue is the colour’, the first line in the club’s anthem, and on the back of the collar is a small lion, as is on the badge.
The stage is lit.
Introducing our 2018/19 @nikefootball home kit!
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) May 11, 2018
The new third kit for the forthcoming season pays tribute to United’s debut European Cup win in its 50th anniversary season.
Supposedly navy blue – though some of the lighting does make it look more grey – the shirt is detailed and sharp, and also has an important message behind it.
It has been made from recycled ocean plastic, as the club works with Parley for the Oceans to help raise awareness for the issue.
Bayern’s new design is simple yet detailed, with the front of the shirt displaying a retro diamond pattern, and the shoulder stripes paying homage to the treble-winning side of 2012-13.
— FC Bayern US (@FCBayernUS) May 8, 2018
‘This Means More’ is Liverpool’s tagline that came with the release of their *slightly* new home kit.
It features the same colour after their 2017-18 kit proved to be one of the most popular ever, sticking with a retro feel with the main alteration being the addition of a collar.
Jurgen Klopp’s men will wear the new strip for their final Premier League match of the season but will walk out in Kiev in this season’s strip for their Champions League final with Real Madrid.
Reds together. 👊
Our new 2018/19 Home Kit is now available in store. 🙌 pic.twitter.com/aGMcxbHPGF
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) May 11, 2018
Much disappointment was met with the release of City’s kit for the 2018-19 campaign and in truth it is a bit of a let-down.
The collar in particular has come under scrutiny, and rightly so. A poor effort.
Man City’s last three shirts, all much of a muchness. If clubs and kit manufacturers weren’t so keen on changing kits every five minutes they wouldn’t run out of ideas and inspiration. #ManCity pic.twitter.com/bhNwIz7XGe
— Kit Crimes ⚽️ (@KitCrimes) May 9, 2018
An equally rubbish collar accompanies the new Celtic design, but their striking green and white hoops mean it’s still pleasing on the eye. Another good New Balance effort.
— Celtic FC Shop (@CelticFCShop) May 12, 2018
A fairly standard design, but typical of Dortmund’s image, the yellow and black shirt is simple but effective. The tag-line ‘The pulse of Dortmund’ says it all.
Thoughts on Dortmund's new 18/19 kit? 😍 pic.twitter.com/i1VZAOBXha
— Football Nation (@FootballNation) May 4, 2018
Is anyone else getting Barcelona?…
New PSG kit is nice. Just nice. That’s it.
“But Luke what’s your thoughts on the neckline…”
Right, take a seat. pic.twitter.com/luaIgpLHDh
— LUKE (@luke16taylor) May 11, 2018
You can always rely on Roma for a stellar kit, and Nike have pulled it off again, with their simple but perfect design.
— Online Jersey store: (@emperorjerseys) May 11, 2018
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