Liverpool news: Reds ‘in advanced talks’ with Nike over kit deal that would eclipse Manchester United’s adidas contract


Liverpool news: Reds ‘in advanced talks’ with Nike over kit deal that would eclipse Manchester United’s adidas contract

Liverpool are reportedly in advanced talks with Nike over a long-term kit deal that would be the biggest ever signed by a Premier League club.

Manchester United currently have the biggest deal in England with their agreement with Adidas worth £750million.

Liverpool’s kits are currently supplied by New Balance

ESPN FC report that any Liverpool deal with Nike would exceed that of United’s.

Their current contract with New Balance, worth £45million a year, is due to expire at the end of next season.

Manchester United are supplied by Adidas

It has been reported the American sportswear company has a ‘matching clause’ in its contract which enabled them to extend their current deal by matching a rival offer.

The Reds are also understood to have held discussions with Adidas and Puma to try and secure the highest possible figure.

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Any deal struck is unlikely to reach the levels of the contracts negotiated by Barcelona and Real Madrid, but it is thought they can command a similar or better deal than United currently have.

Barcelona agreed an £100million-a-year deal with Nike in 2018 and it is the biggest in football.

It eclipsed the £98million-a-year contract Real Madrid struck with adidas in 2015.