Top 10 kit-suppliers deals in football
Football kits are one of the biggest sources of income for any club. Football has grown tremendously over the years and in today's world, money plays a very important role for any club. Therefore, clubs sign world record fees with kit sponsors such as Adidas, Puma, Nike to name a few.
Without much ado, let us look at the 10 most expensive football kit deals.
#10 AC Milan - Puma €12m (2018-Unknown)
The Serie A club recently announced that they have cut short their deal with Adidas and effective July 1st, 2018, Puma will be their new kit supplier.
The official figures are not revealed yet, but it believed that it will be around €12m/year, which is less compared to what Adidas were paying - €20m. But it is believed that with additional bonuses, things should work out just fine for the Italian club.
Both the parties have mutually ended their relationship after 20 long years and share some unforgettable memories together, winning 12 trophies in the process.
#9 Juventus - Adidas £20m (2016-2022)
The Serie A giants mutually ended their relationship with Nike at the end of 2014/15 season before Adidas took over from the beginning of 2015/16 season.
Another Serie A club on the list, Juventus have a deal with Adidas that currently runs until 2022 earning £20m/year.
The Old Lady will also benefit from royalties when surpassing sales target, though the numbers are disclosed. Adidas also controls the licensing and merchandising activities for a fixed remuneration of €6m.