Arsenal to announce Puma deal on Monday?

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Arsenal puma kit

It looks as though Arsenal will publicly announce the club’s new kit deal with Puma on Monday with invitations to a ‘special media conference’ dropping in press email inboxes this morning.

The club have thus far stubbornly refused to comment on reports of a new long-term commercial partnership, likely because of contractual responsibilities with current provider Nike, despite images appearing months ago of Thierry Henry and the current squad modelling the new kit and training gear.

The Puma deal, which ends a 20-year relationship with Nike, is understood to be worth Β£30 million a year over five years and will kick-in at the end of this season.

Last month Arseblog News confirmed details of the new kits revealing our third shirt will involve a blue and lime colour combination.

A few of the leaked images below…

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Mildly Amusing Name
Mildly Amusing Name

Let’s hope they don’t bring an actual puma to the presser… we have enough problems with injuries as it is.

rNadOm
rNadOm

made me actually lol

Heroldgoon
Heroldgoon

Surely with its pace, Puma must be the like for like replacement for Theo?

gooner odst
gooner odst

If he ain’t on youtube, he ain’t worth a single pounce…i mean pence.

Swede
Swede

Rumors are that they will bring in famous actress Puma Swede to announce the new kit. How this will affect the injury situation is difficult to predict…

ThaatArsenalGuy
ThaatArsenalGuy

Haha, “actress”

Chrispy
Chrispy

I feel cheap knowing exactly who you’re on about.

phnaar phnaar

AllGunsABlazin
AllGunsABlazin

The boardroom sent back numerous reports of blood-pressure related pains, but, after four hours, no major injuries were sustained

dahveedoff
dahveedoff

I snorted quite loudly in the office! brilliant comment

Eiregun

Now I have get rid of my Nike gear, it’s not cheap being an arsenal fan πŸ˜‰

Andrew
Andrew

No reason to stop wearing the Nike stuff w/Puma coming on board. 2010/11 shirt is still one of the most beautiful things I own. πŸ™‚

Merlin's Panini
Merlin's Panini

It’s one of the only good shirts Nike made for us in my opinion.

dan
dan

I loved the burgundy in 2007..

Dial Square
Dial Square

Yep, still my favourite shirt, too.

Tiger Tadgh
Tiger Tadgh

Can’t wait for the Cameroon-esque tank tops

DL Gooner
DL Gooner

I don’t like the look of that top with the zipper neck that Giroud is wearing in the first pic. If it doesn’t look good on him what chance do the rest of us have. The team are playing that well at the moment they could be wearing red and white potato sacks and i wouldn’t give a shit.

Muse
Muse

Love the close fitted style of Puma tops, but I’m guessing there are going to be quite a few fans buying several sizes larger.

VictoriaConcordiaCrescit
VictoriaConcordiaCrescit

Hope both the white/yellow splat and the red/purple kits are just training ones

Jammathon
Jammathon

I just don’t think I can stomach this. Arsenal have always been associated with Nike throughout their 100+year history. What am I to do?

arseblog
Admin

haha

Roger long
Roger long

Except when they were with Adidas of course.

AFC
AFC

Clearly, this must be a fake. Where is the 1970 Fairs Cup? πŸ™‚

Tony
Tony

and umbro… Nike only started in 1994. Who cares, a change is good for everyone.

Sam
Sam

Or Umbro…

dutchgunner
dutchgunner

First january signing despite Wenger claiming otherwise?

Why is my name required
Why is my name required

Ahh…i can look all manly with these tight puma shirts and bring home a few chicks

Bucks
Bucks

I don’t think a beer belly has the same effect as a 6 pack, guess most of us our out of luck. πŸ™

(on the other hand, Ludivine Sagna pics next year will be out of this world.

Bucks
Bucks

our/are apology. Also ) comes at the end obviously.

BringBackSeaman
BringBackSeaman

Who would you let in your house party, the lad with the six pack, or the bloke with a keg?

Scribe
Scribe

Depends a lot on if that bloke is Bacary Sagna or not.

Gutbukket Deffrolla
Gutbukket Deffrolla

You’ll never meet women down on the farm, even if it is free range.

Gooner Dave
Gooner Dave

Obviously stomachs like mine weren’t taken into consideration

Possession
Possession

Nike will be regretting this big time in the future…….ARSENAL ARE BACK and our famous red and white shirts will be shown parading trophies around the world on tv for years to come without the iconic swoosh.
They’ll be fucking kicking themselves !
GOOD….

murray's whale ale
murray's whale ale

Yellow splat on white looks horrible. Like a bird having a massive diarrhea on a Tottenham kit

Mills (The Other One)
Mills (The Other One)

Fantastic

Dazzer
Dazzer

Shorts are pulled up fairly high as well. That is what I like to call “cowell-esque”

Emmanuel Eboue In Space
Emmanuel Eboue In Space

Is the splat in the shape of Islington?

Dial Square
Dial Square

Don’t worry, it all looks like training/fan kit. Though, we have had some pretty shit-looking kit down the years…

Parisian Weetabix
Parisian Weetabix

Could be worse. At least the diarrhea hides the fact it looks like a Tottenham kit.

Phlegm-ini
Phlegm-ini

Improved it in fact. After all, shit = tottenham

indiangooner
indiangooner

Special conference on monday to showcase our new signing, Juan Mata..!!!
Ohh someone please hijack Utd-Mata deal.
Its just WRONG..!!!
They need to rot for another couple of season. Someone stop it plsssss…

WengersNoseHair
WengersNoseHair

You must be seriously deluded if you think Mata can stop the rot at Old Travesty.

deano

Desperation signing there defence has a big hole in it. Don’t see how he solves that problem.

Arsepedant
Arsepedant

Yes, Moyes really wasn’t thinking clearly there (I know, I’m being redundant again). Mata plays exactly the some role and position as Rooney. He’ll never be able to fit both of them on the pitch at the same time without one or the other’s being in an unfamiliar position.

Maybe it was done with the knowledge that Rooney is leaving at the end of the season?

Sos
Sos

Thierry does wear his pants awfully high doesnt he, maybe I should do the same?

Alex
Alex

What the hell is that yellow splat? A map of France?

Desert Fox
Desert Fox

I thought that when i saw it!

NorthLondonKings
NorthLondonKings

Im going on the treadmill before I buy that

dan
dan

make sure you run on it sometimes too.. that works the best

Gutbukket Deffrolla
Gutbukket Deffrolla

Bastard….. nearly choked to death…. on tea… Don’t do that again.

GreekTragedy
GreekTragedy

Puma Kings – the best boots of all time. Hope some of our boys hit them up next year.

billybobjojo
billybobjojo

im looking forward to the puma team bringing cesc back

Chricto
Chricto

Gross.

The lost sleeves of Mathieu Flamini
The lost sleeves of Mathieu Flamini

Pity, I was hoping the Congolese Sapeurs would be behind the kit design http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-3sVWOxuXc What a press conference that would make!

LANS
LANS

I think that guy in the picture is Linford Christie

Witoldo
Witoldo

Good times…good times…

GeeFive
GeeFive

Are you sure thats Linford Christie? Cuz I thought I read somewhere on here was Linford Christie…….

vystina
vystina

In other good news, for the first time we are no longer top of the injury table http://www.physioroom.com/news/english_premier_league/epl_injury_table.php

ghanagunner
ghanagunner

Never been a fan of the tight puma jerseys. Doesn’t look for us fans……with pot bellies.

ghanagunner
ghanagunner

*look good *

Gutbukket Deffrolla
Gutbukket Deffrolla

Frank Lampard has the same problem.

Flamini's Phlegm
Flamini's Phlegm

Elephantitis mate. See: Adebayor and also Gervinho’s forehead

Pennant's forgotten Porsche
Pennant's forgotten Porsche

Seeing “1 Champion League final” breaks my heart

gunner
gunner

How is this one going to help us win the league? Nothing / just Nothing and thanks for wasting our time.

Unnecessarilystupid
Unnecessarilystupid

Likewise.

Mills (The Other One)
Mills (The Other One)

Well, if they give us more money to spend each year, we can get better players and therefor have a higher probability of securing top spot in the PL and CL and FACup and COCup … Time unwasted πŸ™‚

Canadian Arsenal Fan
Canadian Arsenal Fan

tight jerseys+walcott= people on the other side feeling gale force wind

quark
quark

http://giant.gfycat.com/SerpentineHeartfeltLarva.gif

ugly

let’s hope those are not final

SoqedHozi
SoqedHozi

Looks like Thierry spilt food on his shirt…

enoupee
enoupee

Ugly as fuck.

I’ll get my coat.

Virginia Goon

The one with giroud in the catalog isn’t too bad. I mean it’s not the iconic swoosh, with their classy simplistic approach, but hey! Upwards and onwards for the AFC, on and off the pitch. Just a kit people, won’t have anything to do with the performances inside the emirates compound.

Adam
Adam

That yellow splash consists of tiny pics and signatures of club legends and managers. Not minding also the Highbury emblem in the background of all those historical images

i want to boff bendtner and I'm not even gay
i want to boff bendtner and I'm not even gay

TH14 looks like someone has chundered on him

double canister
double canister

Is that Linford Chrisite?

Old Joke.

Goonerestgooner
Goonerestgooner

Looks like Thierry had thrown up over his shirt!
Or had a really messy curry.

And I’m not sure about the one Giroud’s wearing either. Red and blue don’t look right.
But hey, it’s been years since I brought a kit/shirt so it’s not like I’ll be spending any money on this one.

Goonerestgooner
Goonerestgooner

P.S who IS that between Sagna and Henry?

arseblog
Admin

Some bloke called Linford Christie

LJN
LJN

Can he play central defence?

Merlin's Panini
Merlin's Panini

Oh, I thought it was Hingle McCringleberry. Oh well.

Gutbukket Deffrolla
Gutbukket Deffrolla

Naah, Bill Cosby.

dan
dan

so a war of the brands for the premier league title?
Arsenal-Puma
City-Nike
Chelsea-Adidas

bard
bard

Anything’s fine as long as Puma’s paying loads to fund our spendthrift ways.

In Soviet Russia, WENGA sacks YOU
In Soviet Russia, WENGA sacks YOU

Imagine the number of promising teenagers the boss can poach from Ligue 2 with the Puma money!

Gutbukket Deffrolla
Gutbukket Deffrolla

Imagine how much faster our players will run with puma behind them.

Bendtner's ego
Bendtner's ego

Striped socks??

I’m buying the whole damn kit this time.

Goonerestgooner
Goonerestgooner

Am I the only one thinking that as Thierry’s in the pics, that must mean he’s coming back home to finish his career?

Merlin's Panini
Merlin's Panini

Yes. You’re the only one.

Flamini's Phlegm
Flamini's Phlegm

In a management sense, I wouldn’t doubt it

Goonerestgooner
Goonerestgooner

Good to know, thanks.

(I was only joking by the way)

Toure Motors
Toure Motors

Like a new shirt supplier

anthony arsenal
anthony arsenal

The new gold away shirt with puma is the best iv ever seen can’t wait to buy it C’mon ARSENAL

Arsepedant
Arsepedant

I sur ehope these leaked pics are fakes … the only only that looks okay is Thierry’s home kit. The away kit looks like someone puked on a Tottenham jersey.

Arsepedant
Arsepedant

*sure hope* … *only one* … two typos in one post, I must be losing my grip.

deji
deji

If you type while jacking off, you are sure to lose your grip

sohham
sohham

Why does Titi have mustard on his jersey?

Sammy Nelsons Arse
Sammy Nelsons Arse

Nike will be kicking themselves if Arsene manages to do the zip up on his shiny new Puma coat next season !

jason
jason

Look at the kit deal a none top 4 club such as Liverpool got, why cant we get double the amount?

We are top of the lesgue, on the up and have players like Ozil in our squad our kid deal should be a lot more than 30 million a year.

jason
jason

Yeah just checked Liverpool get 25million so we make 5 million more thats it?

Last time i checked Liverpool aint even a big club anymore..

Last time i checked finally we cant b matched only by clubs with oil rich owners.. we are top of the league and we have players like Ozil yeh we only make a bit more in our kit deal than Liverpool.

What a insult!

jason
jason

yet

JayT
JayT

Love how Thierry doesn’t even play for us anymore and still models for us. Just shows you what a legend he is !