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New FC Barcelona Shirt Revealed For Upcoming Season

FC Barcelona’s new home kit design for the upcoming 2022/2023 has been revealed.

Images of the Blaugrana’s new shirt and shorts to wear at the Camp Nou and on the road against away opponents when there isn’t a color clash were leaked by Footy Headlines and later confirmed by the likes of Mundo Deportivo who previously published details of the design.

Created by merchandise sponsor Nike, the kit sees Barca return to a more traditional type of Blaugrana with while combining three colors: classic blue and burgundy on the main body off the shirt with a strong navy blue on the sleeves and the neck of the shirt.

Going one better than Footy Headlines, Mundo Deportivo shared images of the new kit with the logo of streaming giant Spotify.

From the 2022/2023 onwards, the company’s name and logo will adorn the men’s and women’s first team shirts and training kits after an exclusive agreement between the two parties was announced on Tuesday evening in Spain just as important Champions League last 16 second leg clashes were kicking off.

At the moment, it is unknown how long the agreement will run for with some sources claiming as many as five seasons, but both Barca and Spotify have reportedly agreed mutually not to disclose any figures for what the deal is worth.

The back of the shirt boasts the same color design as the front and incorporates, as always, a small Senyera flag representing Catalonia on the neck.

Unlike with previous designs that were red and blue, the shorts and socks will return to combine with the shirt’s base color dark blue. While the shorts will contain yellow numbers and a Nike logo, the socks will have a slight red and blue Blaugrana trim.

Barca’s new kit is expected to be officially launched on June 3 when pre-sales will be available on the Nike website ahead of a general launch on June 8. According to Mundo Deportivo, the club expects the new kit to be popular with fans given its return to a more classic design than those in recent years which enjoyed mixed success.