RB Leipzig to Become 10th Nike Elite Team Next Season

Monday, 3 February 2020
Nike's range of 'Elite teams' will receive another addition next season besides Liverpool.



Bundesliga team RB Leipzig, currently sitting in second place, will join the likes of Barcelona, Liverpool and PSG and will get three bespoke kits for 2020-21.



The other Nike Elite teams for 2020-2021 are Atletico, Barcelona, Chelsea, Galatasaray, Inter, Liverpool, PSG, Roma and Tottenham.

RB Leipzig Joins Nike Elite Range



Leipzig signed a kit deal with Nike following the club's promotion to Bundesliga 2 in 2014. Now that Leipzig will become one of ten Nike Elite clubs we'll see a number of changes.

Adidas and Nike - Check out the full RB Leipzig kit history on Football Kit Archive

For one, Leipzig's match kits for 20-21 will be based on the next-gen Vapor AeroSwift template.



All-New Nike NextGen VaporKnit 2020-21 Jersey / Kit Template Revealed

It's also confirmed that Leipzig will have 100% bespoke kits instead of 'sharing' graphics with 'second-tier' clubs such as Frankfurt, Kaizer Chiefs and San Lorenzo.

We will also see a Nike Leipzig 2020-21 third kit based on the Air Max-inspired theme that we'll see next season. No specifics on the Leipzig 20-21 third kit have been leaked, however.

LEAKED: Nike 20-21 Third Kits to Be Inspired by Classic Air Max Sneakers

Are you glad to see Leipzig become part of the Nike Elite range of clubs? Comment below, and check out the Kit Overview for more.
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