Chelsea appear to confirm home kit for 2020-21 season as workers are pictured putting up posters of Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Billy Gilmour and Marcos Alonso wearing previously-leaked design outside Stamford Bridge
- A design for Chelsea’s 2020-21 home kit was leaked online at the weekend
- Pictures from outside Stamford Bridge today appeared to confirm design is real
- Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Billy Gilmour two of the stars pictured wearing new kit
- Club are yet to make a formal announcement about their Three-sponsored shirt
Chelsea appear to have confirmed their home kit for the 2020-21 season after workers were pictured putting up new posters outside Stamford Bridge.
The picture, posted on Twitter by fan Charlie Hurley, shows Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Billy Gilmour and Marcos Alonso wearing a new Three-sponsored home strip, which is the same design as a kit leaked online last week.
The new image seems to confirm that the leaked kit was not a fake, and that the all-blue strip will indeed be worn by Frank Lampard’s side for the next campaign.
Chelsea appeared to confirm their new 2020-21 home kit with posters outside their stadium
The all-blue home strip appears to match a kit leaked on Footyheadlines.com at the weekend
The strip has been designed by Nike but features no huge surprises for the club’s supporters
When it first surfaced on Saturday, there was a mixed reaction among supporters to the new-look Nike kit, with some having taken aim at the perceived lack of innovation.
The designers have introduced an understated look in two shades of blue, with the collar and lateral stripes navy, while a subtle chevron pattern covers the entire front, sleeves and back.
It features a subtle ‘CFC’ text on the sleeve cuffs, as well as blue shorts and white socks complete the Chelsea 2020-2021 home kit.
One fan commented: ‘These Nike kits are dead and so generic’.
The designers have also introduced an understated look in two shades of blue on the kit
The traditional blue shorts also accompany the new kit which has divided opinion among fans
White socks and ubtle ‘CFC’ text on the sleeve cuffs round off the images revealed online
The new green goalkeeper strip has also drawn criticism from some sections of the fanbase
But some are on board with the new design, with one commenting: ‘If this is our new home kit, Nike have done Chelsea proud. Our best one yet!’
Despite the prominence of the sponsor logo, there were other, more positive comments too, with one saying: ‘Apart from the Three logo being a bit too prominent, I’m a fan.’
Another agreed, adding: ‘Not sure about the sponsor logo, but the kit is (fire emoji).
‘Two contrasting tones of blue, clean, round neck. Something real different from previous Chelsea kits.’
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