Manchester United will be hoping their latest grey kit is more lucky than their previous one…
In fairness it’s more of a silver this time round.
As change kits go, there aren’t many more famous ones than Manchester United’s grey number in the 1995/96 season – United went 3-0 down against Southampton and changed tops at half-time.
But it seems that more than 20 years later those wounds have healed, with United’s new number sporting a silver/grey colour scheme with the statue of United’s famous trio – George Best, Denis Law and Bobby Charlton – in the background.
It’s a pretty cool kit, designed by competition entrant Aniello Carotenuto – Paul Pogba likes it too.
“You’ve made a dream. I like it, I like it,” the midfielder told Carotenuto.
United fans will hope the kit helps United perform on the pitch, unlike the grey top from the 1995/96 season.
Going 3-0 down by half-time at Southampton, manager Sir Alex Ferguson told his side to change into a blue and white kit for the next 45 minutes.
United won the second half 1-0, but lost 3-1 overall, ending a run of 11 wins.
It didn’t stop Ferguson’s side from winning the title however, clinching it by four points from Newcastle.
Will silver bring United fortune, or even the league title, this time round?