News from the reigning English Premier League Champions this morning as Manchester City have announced they have agreed a deal with Puma to be the clubs kit supplier.
Puma will officially take over from Nike in July 2019. The deal will also see sister clubs, Melbourne City FC, Girona FC, Club Atlético Torque and Sichuan Jiuniu FC all kitted out in Puma kits from the 2019-20 season onwards.
Bjørn Gulden the CEO at PUMA said, “PUMA’s partnership with City Football Group is the largest deal that we have ever done – both in scope and ambition.”
Ferran Soriano the CEO of City Football Group“This announcement marks the start of an exciting new chapter for City Football Group.”
“Our relationship with PUMA, covering five City Football Group clubs across four continents, will reset the model for sports partnerships on a truly global scale whilst being locally relevant and authentic for fans around the world. PUMA share our vision for challenging expectations, and we are looking forward to what we believe will be a ground-breaking partnership.”
No financial details or the length of the contract have been officially disclosed but it’s rumoured that the deal is worth £65million a year.