Arsenal have launched a striking ‘mystery blue’ third kit with a lightning bold pattern throughout the shirt for the 2021-22 season.
The new jersey is based on London culture from the 1990s and is in line ‘with the club’s DNA’, according to kit manufacturers adidas.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (left) and Emile Smith Rowe (right) model Arsenal’s new third kit
Gunners stars including Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith Rowe and Alexandre Lacazette – along with Arsenal’s women’s team – modelled the kit, which will be worn for the first time in the north Londoner’s opening Premier League game with Brentford on Friday.
Arsenal have launched their new ‘mystery blue’ third strip for the forthcoming season
Nicolas Pepe and Thomas Partey were among the other Gunners stars to show off the flashy new strip during the launch.
The kit contains the words ‘Arsenal for Everyone’ inside the shirt collar, paying tribute to the Gunners’ scheme promoting diversity right throughout the club.
Arsenal recently came out to defend England winger Saka after he received significant racist abuse on social media following his crucial penalty miss in the Three Lions’ Euro 2020 final shootout loss to Italy.
The Gunners already revealed their adidas home and away kits for the forthcoming campaign, with the home kit displaying their traditional red and white colours and the away jersey being a yellow.
Arsenal have been in a partnership with adidas since the start of the 2019-20 season, with the north Londoners signing a £65m-per-year deal after five seasons with Puma.
Mikel Arteta’s side kick off their Premier League season on Friday night at newly-promoted Brentford as they look to bounce back from back-to-back eighth-placed finishes in England’s top-flight.
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