First Time In Club History: Arsenal Keeper Wears Player Kit

Update: As reported by the club and us yesterday, Bernd Leno has worn the player's away jersey against Wolverhampton Wanderers. As reported by 'Museum of Jerseys', it was the first time ever an Arsenal keeper has used an outfield shirt in a competitive game, and the eight season in which Arsenal goalkeepers have worn four different shirts.

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Bernd Leno Wears Players Away Kit Vs Wolves

'Goalkeeper 4': Arsenal Keeper To Wear Player Away Kit vs Wolves

Arsenal will face Wolves in the Premier League this evening. However, while Arsenal will have a keeper in the goal (probably Bernd Leno), there will be no Arsenal goalkeeper kit on the pitch.

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Arsenal Keeper To Wear White Away Kit vs Wolves To Avoid Kit Clash

As revealed by the club via an official infographic, Arsenal will use their white away jersey against Wolverhampton Wanderers. It is officially called "GK 4".

The reason for Arsenal to use their away player jersey as keeper kit is to avoid a kit clash. Arsenal has three keeper kits - black, orange and green.

Black can not be used because of Wolverhampton Wanderers' home kit and its black elements, orange is too similar to Wolves' yellow, while the green is used by Wolverhampton Wanderers.

In fact, the green goalkeeper kit from Arsenal and Wolves is the same just with different logos - standard teamwear.

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Arsenal had a blue keeper shirt last season, used against Wolves.

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