Manchester United fans eagerly anticipating the release of their first kit under the Adidas have been teased with the prospect of a new away shirt today, one featuring a slightly odd side panel design that could well divide opinion.
Quite frankly given the eye-watering figures involved Adidas can effectively do with they want with the famous strip when their 10-year manufacturing agreement with the Red Devils comes into effect, from the start of next season.
Adidas have shelled out an almighty £750m for the rights to produce United's kits for the next decade, but it remains to be seen if a switch to three stripes proves to be a hit with United fans this summer.
United fans, what do you think?
The Red Devils can definitely expect a change from their current white away strip with black trim, in design at the very least.
You would suspect Adidas would like to go with a new colour to put their own stamp on a strip that's changed more times than Louis van Gaal's back three, with everything from grey to gold used by Nike and Umbro in the not too-distant past.
United fans are hardly likely to go wild over this new strip unless there's a marquee summer signing to shout about, but judging from the spending spree since Louis van Gaal took charge they'll be a new addition to make sure this away shirt sells by the lorry load soon enough.
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