The bold and vibrant design for Chelsea‘s brand new home strip has been leaked online and we reckon the club’s supporters will absolutely love it.
Antonio Conte’s men are currently playing for the first-ever campaign in their royal blue Nike jerseys after more than a decade of having their shirts manufactured by German giants Adidas, and this season’s outfits have definitely gone down well with supporters.
But the 2018/19 kits could be even more of a hit with fans, with Nike aiming to take things in a slightly fresh direction.
According to the reliable website Footy Headlines, Conte and his stars will be playing with at least a trim of red next season, with red stripes that run from the edges towards the centre, both on the front and back, with white dashes present as well.
Moreover, next season will mark the return of the club’s popular yellow away shirt too:
LEAKED: Chelsea 2018-19 Kits (Footy Headlines) if true, Hit or miss? pic.twitter.com/2L0AjE2g2I
— Giroud The Genius™️ (@GiroudTheGenius) April 8, 2018
What do you think of the strips? Will it fly off the shelves?
Chelsea man announces his season is over
Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has announced that his season is over.
The Belgium international is currently on loan at Borussia Dortmund, but looks set to return to Cobham after being stretchered off during Dortmund’s 2-0 defeat to Schalke over the weekend.
Batshuayi suffered ankle ligament damage and is now a big doubt for this summer’s World Cup in Russia.
Writing on Twitter, he said: “Well it’s not good news for now, my season is probably over, and i wont be able to pay @BVB back for their confidence … 😔
“Thank you all the amazing amount of love I received since yesterday. Wishing my teammates the best for the final days. See you soon.”
Well its not good news for now, my season is probably over, and i wont be able to pay @BVB back for their confidence … 😔 Thank you all the amazing amount of love I received since yesterday. Wishing my teammates the best for the final days. See you soon ❤️ pic.twitter.com/GORkrFz9kk
— Michy Batshuayi (@mbatshuayi) April 16, 2018
Batshuayi has scored nine goals in 14 appearances for Dortmund, including seven in 10 Bundesliga games.
He joined the German side in January after failing to win a regular place in Antonio Conte’s Chelsea lineup. He was allowed to leave after the Blues secured Olivier Giroud’s signing from Arsenal.