'Pure greed': Football fans left outraged at the eye-watering cost of Chelsea's new jersey
Published 04/05/2016 | 17:12
The cost of a replica 2016/17 Chelsea home kit has been met with astonishment on social media.
The Blues today unveiled the strip they will wear next season, with Eden Hazard and Ruben Loftus-Cheek appearing in an awkward video on Facebook in which Hazard made a strip tease joke.
But the laughs ended when Chelsea fans clicked through to details on how they could buy a replica of the new strip.
Those wanting an exact replica of the shirt that the Chelsea first-team will be wearing next term - officially named the Chelsea Home Adi Zero Shirt - will have to pay €113. Want a name on the back? That'll be an extra €13.80. What about the official Premier League badge? Add €6 more.
It brings the total for the shirt to an eye-watering €134.80.
Those wanting to wear the entire strip would have to pay €38 for shorts and €19 for socks, meaning a grand total of €189.
The cost of the shirt has been met with derision on social media, with former player Stan Collymore among those to express a view...
(© Independent News Service)
£101.95 for a football shirt.— Stan Collymore (@StanCollymore) May 4, 2016
Absolute madness. Pure greed. pic.twitter.com/G106FZQyeZ
Independent News Service