Manchester City have once again teamed up with PUMA to unveil their away kit for the 2020/21 season, which will be available for purchase from Monday 3 August.
The primarily dark blue kit leans into Manchester's cultural roots, drawing inspiration from its famous Castlefield area and the iconic Bridgewater Canal.
The kit's main colour is designed to evoke images of the canal's water, while the copper trim hints at the industrial roots of the area, which dates back to Roman times.
The complex pattern and design, in line with the home kit which was launched last month, draws inspiration from the area's structures, as well as the thriving music and arts scene which has grown in Castlefield, one of Manchester's most historic and culturally significant neighbourhoods.
Speaking on the kit, PUMA's Head of Product Line Management David Bremond said: “With this kit we wanted to celebrate the culture of the city. We looked for places where people come together to explore their creativity through art and music.
"Castlefield is rich with history and significance to the city; it truly connects with cultural youth scene and creative roots.
"The bridge over the canal is an iconic design, which inspired us to bring this classic structure to life through the pattern and the color palette of the new jersey. We wanted the jersey to feel special and unique to fans, and celebrate Manchester’s rich culture."
Their striking 2020/21 home kit has already had its first run out against Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-final, and should City advance past Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals, the first opportunity to debut their new away colours would present itself against Lyon or Juventus.
Source : 90min