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United go retro with new kit

Published 01/08/2015 | 00:27

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Manchester United have unveiled their new adidas home kit and it is reminiscent of their shirts of the 1980s.

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It is the first strip made by the German sportswear manufacturer since they signed a 10-year partnership with the Barclays Premier League giants.

The shirt cost £60 from the club's official online megastore on Saturday, with a kids' shirt priced at £50. A baby kit was £35.

adidas designer Inigo Turner said in a statement on the club website: "We have aimed to break expectations by reengineering simple but impactful design features such as the classic v-neck collar and the iconic three-stripe detailing down the arms as our commitment to giving Manchester United a truly ground-breaking kit for the 2015/16 season."

The kit, launched under the slogan 'Break Expectations', also features a graphic design on the hem of the shirt taken from the 1990 jersey worn by Ryan Giggs in his debut season.

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