Arsenal and Adidas reunite after 25 years

English Premier League side Arsenal on Monday reunited with sportswear giant adidas and unveiled the team’s home jersey.

Arsenal and Adidas partnered with each other for eight years from 1986 to 1994.   -  Special Arrangement

Arsenal and Adidas come back together to write a new chapter after the team's Puma deal expired last season. The North London club unveiled the new jersey for the 2019-20 Premier League season on Monday.

Adidas had earlier partnered with Arsenal from 1986 to 1994. Arsenal's partnership with Adidas, 25 years ago, was a successful one featuring a number of trophies and culminated with a second European Cup Winners' Cup triumph.

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The 2019/20 home kit kicks off the brand-new partnership between adidas and Arsenal, which aims to push the club forward both on and off the pitch like the previous deal.

The all-new kit design for the 2019/20 season features an all-over red body, complimented by popping white sleeves and contrasting collar. The white high collar design is emblazoned with a central red stripe and black trimming.

The design is repeated on both sleeves and the distinctive three stripes run across the shoulder in bright white.

“The partnership is a statement of intent and strengthens our position as the leading sports brand. adidas and Arsenal have a rich and successful history, and we are excited to write a new and successful chapter with the club,” said Manish Sapra, senior marketing Director, adidas India.

Arsenal has a substantial fan following in India and is second only to Manchester United. The Home Jersey shall be available for purchase in India starting 1 July.

(with inputs from PTI)