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Man Utd sign 8-year training kit sponsorship deal

Reuters
Feb 14, 2013 at 07:52pm IST

London: English soccer club Manchester United have signed an eight-year sponsorship deal for their training kit with a company which will be identified shortly.

"We are delighted with the conclusion of this key sponsorship agreement and at the request our new training kit partner have agreed to withhold further pending details pending a formal announcement," vice chairman Ed Woodward told financial analysts on a conference call.

United, one of the world's best supported soccer clubs, are unusual in that they have can command separate sponsorship deals for training and playing kits.

Man Utd sign 8-year training kit sponsorship deal

However, the Red Devils haven't announced who they have tied up with.

The club has bought out the final two years of its agreement with current training kit sponsor DHL to try to get a better deal.

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