Barcelona would dearly love to recommence the current campaign as they sit top of La Liga – but attention is already turning to next season.
It’s impossible to say when we’ll next be seeing the Blaugrana in action.
Clubs across Europe are having to weigh up what kits they’ll be donning next time they take to the pitch.
Liverpool, for example, are switching from New Balance to Nike and it’s even been rumoured they could lift the Premier League trophy in their new strip if their old agreement has expired by then.
Barcelona don’t have those sorts of problems at least, and for their fans it’s simply a matter of getting excited about buying their potential new replica shirts.
Courtesy of FootyHeadlines, all of their ‘kits’ have now been leaked and it’s fair to say they’re a mixed bag.
First, the home strip pays tribute to some of the most glorious eras in the club’s history.
It’s meant to mirror the shirt won in the 2010/11 Champions League winning season, as well as paying homage to the Barcelona side of the 1920s.
The away kit is even better, emulating the ‘blackout’ look worn so well by Borussia Dortmund this season with a subtle gold patterning, including for the club logo.
Unfortunately, we then come to the third kit and the less said about that, the better.
That colour is officially called ‘pink beam’ in case you were wondering, with a teal logo.
It’s not just the three matchday shirts which are now available to view, if these ‘leaks’ are to be believed.
The pre-match kit will feature a pattern based on the work of famous Barcelona artist Gaudi, while a ‘Senyera’ kit is also being rumoured.
The latter’s yellow base with red stripes will represent the colours of the Catalan flag.
Of course, the biggest question right now is whether the 2020/21 season will be starting on time at all, let alone what kits the players will be wearing when football finally returns to normal.
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