Manchester United PLC Announces Renewal of Adidas Partnership


Manchester United has confirmed it has renewed its principal partnership with adidas, as the club’s official kit supplier. The new agreement will continue the partnership for a further 10 years until June 2035 and has a minimum cash guarantee of GBP 900 million, subject to certain adjustments.


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Manchester United commenced a historic agreement with adidas at the start of the 2015/16 season, reuniting after 23 years.


In the seasons that have followed, adidas and Manchester United have excited fans around the world with forward-thinking initiatives, iconic designs on the pitch and fan-favourite culturewear off of it.


The new deal increases the focus on the Manchester United women’s team since their reintroduction in 2018 – continuing Manchester United and adidas’s commitment to drive the women’s game forward.


Manchester United Chief Executive Officer, Richard Arnold said:


“The relationship between Manchester United and adidas is one of the most iconic in world sport, forged through a shared commitment to style, flair and, most importantly, high performance.


“With its roots in the 1980s, our partnership has been reinvented over the past decade with some of the most innovative designs and technology in sportswear. We are now looking forward to refreshing this powerful partnership again through the remainder of this decade and into the 2030s.”



Chief Executive Officer at adidas, Bjorn Gulden, said:


“We are extremely proud to announce the extension of the contract with Manchester United. adidas and Manchester United are two of the most important brands in international football and it is very natural for us to continue our cooperation. We will combine tradition and innovation to please both the players and the fans.



“We look forward to continuing our partnership with one of the most iconic clubs in football!”






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