Newly crowned Premier League champions, Leicester City have launched their new home kit for the 2016/17 season.
The City of Leicester turned blue in support of their team and now the Foxes and official kit supplier PUMA have unveiled the 2016/17 home kit the team will compete in as they look to defend their Premier League title.
For the first time in the club’s history the Leicester City home shirt will sport the iconic gold Premier League embellishment, reserved for the Champions.
Leicester City captain, Wes Morgan said of the new kit: “Yet again it’s a fantastic kit. They’ve used great colours, the material is fantastic and it really breathes, which is what you need when you’re out there on the pitch. I like the trim and the little subtle touches – it all adds to a fantastic shirt.
“It’s always great to see the fans wearing Leicester shirts. When you’re on the pitch and you look in the stands you see a big wave of blue shirts. It gives us a great feeling and it’s like having a 12th man.”
The 2016/17 campaign draws on the Foxes’ fearless attitude which has delivered great success for the club over the past two seasons.
From Football League Championship title winners and promotion to the Premier League, to the ‘greatest escape’ during the 2014/15 season, through to winning the biggest league in world football this week.
Paul Spencer, General Manager PUMA UKIB said: “We’re delighted to continue our strong partnership with the English Premier League Champions in launching the Leicester City FC PUMA home kit for the 2016-17 season.
“As well as writing one of the greatest stories in the history of sport, Leicester City are a fantastic football club with rich heritage and incredible fans. It’s a privilege to continue to work with the club in our role as official kit supplier. We look forward to many more fearless moments next season.”
Leicester city are planniong a celebration at their home game against Everton on Saturday when the lift the Premier League trophy, becoming only the sixth team to do so.
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