Liverpool sign kit deal with Nike
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London (AFP) –
Liverpool have struck a kit deal with Nike from the 2020-21 season to replace New Balance, the Premier League leaders announced on Tuesday.
Nike will supply playing, training and travel wear for Liverpool's men's, women's and academy teams and the coaching and Liverpool FC Foundation staff.
"Our iconic kit is a key part of our history and identity," said managing director and chief commercial officer Billy Hogan.
"We welcome Nike into the LFC family as our new official kit supplier and expect them to be an incredible partner for the club, both at home and globally as we continue to expand our fanbase.
"As a brand, Nike reflects our ambitions for growth, and we look forward to working with them to bring fans new and exciting products."
The new partnership will begin on June 1.
Bert Hoyt, vice-president and general manager of Nike Europe, Middle East and Africa, said: "Liverpool Football Club has such a proud heritage and strong identity.
"The partnership with Liverpool FC underscores our leadership in global football and with the club's passionate worldwide fanbase and strong legacy of success -- they have a very bright future ahead."
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