Under Armour linked with Manchester City kit deal: Here’s how their shirts could look

According to recent reports in the Daily Star and Daily Mail, Manchester City are looking to improve their woefully undervalued kit deal and cash in on recent brand growth and success.

City’s kit deal with Nike, which runs until 2018, earns the club a maximum of £20 million per season, a very low sum considering even Spurs have a new £25 million per season agreement with the famed sportswear and apparel company. City entered into this deal several years ago and it is safe to say, the brand has grown exponentially since then.

According to the reports, if Nike are unwilling to cough up and agree to a deal somewhere closer to rival clubs – United earn £75 million a year with Adidas and Chelsea are set to make £60 million a year with Nike – then City bosses could look for a deal elsewhere. Under Armour are the surprising name said to be the main suitors, having lost Spurs to Nike recently.

So how could Manchester City kits look if Under Armour take over? Twitter user Serhat has come up with a range of realistic designs of how a hypothetical collection of City kits might look with Under Armour.

What do you think? Would Under Armour be a suitable replacement for Nike?


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