Van Dijk, Gnabry, Kanté, Guardiola & More - Players / Managers To Switch Boot Brands in 2019

Earlier this week, we took a detailed look at all players who switched their boot supplier in 2018. However, there are already some high-profile players that appear to change the boot supplier in 2019, including Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk and Arsenal's Lucas Torreira.

2019 Possible Brand Switches




Virgil van Dijk - Nike -> Puma




Liverpool center back Virgil van Dijk was spotted with the unreleased Puma Future 19.1 football boot in November 2018, a relatively clear indicator that his contract with Nike will end at the end of 2018 and that he could join Puma.

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Lucas Torreira - Nike -> Adidas / New Balance


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Arsenal's Lucas Torreira, who is wearing the Nike Mercurial Superfly boots in official matches, tried out the Adidas Nemeziz 18+ as well as New Balance cleats in training in December 2018.

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Serge Gnabry - Nike -> Puma


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Bayern München's Serge Gnabry was spotted with blackout next-gen Puma Future boots in training, yet again a clear sign that he will join Adidas' arch rivals Puma.

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N'Golo Kanté - Adidas -> Puma




Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kanté also seems to be joining Puma next year - He has been spotted wearing blackout versions of the next-generation Puma Future and ONE football boot in training instead of his usual choice, the Adidas X 18+ Purespeed.

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Guardiola -> Puma




Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola could also join Puma next year - Manchester City themselves are set to get Puma as kit supplier in Summer 2019. Guardiola had been sponsored by Adidas when he was FC Bayern Munich coach.

Have you spotted any other players who could switch boot brands in 2019 yet? Let us know in the comments below.
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