Eriksen, Perisic & Renan Lodi Show Off Revamped Next-Gen Nike Mercurial 2021 Boots

Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Update: Brazilian Atlético Madrid left back Renan Lodi has been spotted wearing the "Next-Gen Nike Mercurial Vapor 14 2021 Boots".

Update: Perisic's team mate Christian Eriksen has become the next player to wear the "mysterious" blackout boots which are likely the next Nike Mercurial. Eriksen used the low-cut Vapor version, just as Rebic some days ago.

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Eriksen Trains In Blackout Next-Gen Nike Mercurial Vapor 14 2021 Boots

Just a few days after AC Milan's Ante Rebic laced up in what we expected to be the "Next-Gen Nike Mercurial 2021 Boots", Inter Milan's Ivan Perisic has given us a much better look at what was indeed the next-generation Nike Mercurial 2021 soccer cleat.

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Completely Revamped? Milan's Rebić Provides Possible World's First Look At Next-Gen Nike Mercurial 2021 Boots

Ivan Perisic laced up in the high-cut Superfly version of the next-generation Nike Mercurial 2021 football boot, called the Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 (or VIII if you prefer).

Ivan Perisic Laces Up In Next-Gen Nike Mercurial Superfly VIII 2021 Boots

A quite big change to the current generation, there are at least four things that make the Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 a rather big evolution.

First, the upper on the outstep and instep comes with holes, possibly made to improve ventilation and reduce weight while maintaining stability.

Second, the heel area seems ti feature a newly developed internal heel counter for better lockdown.

Third, the Swoosh on the outstep is bigger and even more bold than the one of the current-gen Nike Mercurial Superfly 7.

Fourth, the cleats come with six! studs in the rear area instead of the usual four. There also seem to be some other interesting changes in the studs / their alignment, but we won't speculate on that yet.

Apart from that visible main changes, we can not identify more big differences from the pictures. But already those four changes are pretty, pretty much for a new generation.

The Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 football shoes will be launched in early 2021 - pretty certain in January / February.

Do you like the first good look at the Next-Gen Nike Mercurial 2021 Boots offered by Ivan Perisic? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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