Celtic have announced a major new kit deal, that will see Adidas make the strips for the club’s men and women’s teams for the next five years.
The club made the announcement on Celtic’s Twitter account, revealing that the deal will being on the 1st of July 2020, meaning that the Hoops will have the new-look strips available for next season.
#CelticFC is delighted to announce that it has agreed a new five-year partnership with adidas starting 1st July 2020.
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) March 13, 2020
Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell also commented on the deal on the club’s official website.
“This is a hugely significant new partnership for Celtic and our supporters and allows us to look to the future with confidence. To be able to create this fantastic new relationship demonstrates the strength and stability of the Club and the power of our enduring story” Lawwell said.
It will be interesting to find out how much money the Hoops will be making for the deal, perhaps that will come out in due course, but the fact that the Hoops described the deal as ‘magnificent’ makes you think it will be a significant amount.
The announcement unsurprisingly drew the attention of some Celtic fans on social media.
Fans seem excited
Fans seemed excited about the announcement, and there seems to be a lot who are looking forward to seeing the new strips unveiled. That probably won’t be until the summer.
Despite that, the news that the Hoops have entered into this partnership with Adidas has generated plenty of excitement.
Here are some of the best reactions from Twitter to the big announcement made by Celtic which will see them team-up with Adidas for hopefully 10 in a row and beyond:
I’ve waited years for this oh i can’t wait to get my hands on the new kits 🍀🍀
— James Porter (@jporter1888) March 13, 2020
— Leo (@Leo63114312) March 13, 2020
Great bit of business on both companies behalf 🍀🍀
— Trevor Sherwood (@TrevSherwood1) March 13, 2020
Finally been announced
— Andrew Seaman (@andyseaman87) March 13, 2020
SHOW ME THE JERSEYS!
— Paul Rooney Ⓥ (@EmperorPaulus) March 13, 2020
Amazing well played!!
— Nick DJ! (@nickdj_77) March 13, 2020
Winning 10iar with full Adidas gear love to see it
— Martin (@Martin_188867) March 13, 2020
Oh yes 🙌
— Paddy Byrne (@PaddyBhoy11) March 13, 2020