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Arsenal Unveil New Kits, Saka gets new jersey number

Ahead of the last Premier League games, Arsenal Football Club has officially unveiled the new home kits for the 2020-21 season.

The likes of Bukayo Saka, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, Kieran Tierney, Vivianne Miedema, Mesut, Ozil, Gabriel Martinelli, Lucas Torreira, Leah Williamson, Daniëlle van de Donk, David Luiz, amongst other top Arsenal players where on the kits during photo sessions in a studio and the Emirate Stadium to show the dexterity work is done to the great design.

  • Arsenal will wear the new strip on the final day of the Premier League season on Sunday against Watford and again in the FA Cup Final against Chelsea on August 1.
  • The new home strip was made by Adidas, who took over from previous kit supplier Puma.
  • The new design is a homage to the club’s geometric crest used from 1936 to 1949.
  • Supporters can get their hands on it from July 23.

“Paying homage to Arsenal’s geometric crest which the club used from 1936–1949, the chevron graphic on the home jersey is inspired by the ‘A’ within. It is also a nod to the layout of the tiling on the floors of the East Stand’s famous marble halls – the historical home of Arsenal before its 2006 move to the Emirates Stadium.

“The back-neck sign off also references the original crest, with the chevrons facing both East and West, representing the past and present of the club’s iconic Cannon emblem. A dark shade of red is used throughout the kit to celebrate the club’s heritage, something which is synonymous with Arsenal and rooted in its DNA,” an official statement from Arsenal reads.

Photos of Arsenal 2020-21 kits

Below are pictures from a selection of stars from Arsenal’s men’s team and women’s team sported the new strip during a photoshoot at Emirates Stadium earlier this year.

Kieran Tierney and Nicolas Pepe
Sead Kolasinac, Gabriel Martinelli and Mesut Ozil
Aubameyang and Lacazette
Leah Williamson
Leah Williamson
Torreira
Vivianne Miedema

Arsenal gives Saka number 7 jersey

Saka seems to be moving on the right track for the Gunners. The young prodigy has now been handed the number seven jersey.

This was revealed in a video uploaded on the club’s social media page

One of the most successful players that have won the number for ASrsenal was Robert Pires with his dribbling, quality passes, and goal conversion.

Saka has 27 appearances this season with five assists and one goal for Arsenal.

It is hoped that this will inspires the young lad of Nigerian descent to do more on the pitch for the Gunnars ahead of the new season.

Arsenal’s first team members and their jersey numbers

1 Bernd Leno
26 Emiliano Martinez
33 Matt Macey
DEFENDERS
2 Hector Bellerin
3 Kieran Tierney
5 Sokratis Papastathopoulos
16 Rob Holding
17 Cedric Soares
20 Shkodran Mustafi
21 Calum Chambers
22 Pablo Mari
23 David Luiz
31 Sead Kolasinac
MIDFIELDERS
8 Dani Ceballos
10 Mesut Ozil
11 Lucas Torreira
15 Ainsley Maitland-Niles
28 Joe Willock
29 Matteo Guendouzi
34 Granit Xhaka
7 Bukayo Saka
FORWARDS
9 Alexandre Lacazette
14 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
19 Nicolas Pepe
24 Reiss Nelson
30 Eddie Nketiah
35 Gabriel Martinelli

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