Rumour doing the rounds that this is the new Arsenal away kit for next season. Hope not. Clearly the Nike designers have given a nod to the blackcurrent kit we wore for a season at Highbury a few years back.
I prefer good old yellow and blue but these days kits are all about revenue and this could be our new away top, with the stripes used for marketing purposes and to allow a shirt to double up as a leisure top.
A this point I must credit @BlackScarfAFC who posted the image on his Twitter account.
The fall-out from the defeat to the Mancs continues today. Robin van Persie insists he did not question Arsene Wenger’s judgement to substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the loss to United. The Dutchman was seen on camera voicing his anger, but now says he was “sad” to see the nipper be subbed. That’s according to the papers, anyway.
Oh, and here is a natty image of TV5 heading the ball with Mik Arteta and RVO in a plug for Arsenal’s association with Citroen…