Leon Goretzka to Join Adidas - Next Player To Leave Nike

Update: Goretzka has worn the custom blacked-out Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 boots in several matches, so we now get a very close look at them. Goretzka also wore Adidas trainers ahead of Bayern's last Champions League match, we have been made aware.

Goretzka Continues To Wear Custom Blacked-Out Nike Mercurial Superfly VIII Boots

Goretzka Trains in Adidas Predator Freak Boots

Update: Leon Goretzka was spotted wearing unmasked Adidas Predator Freak Low boots in training ahead of his club's Champions League match away to Lazio tomorrow night. It looks like he could be close to signing with the three-stripe brand. Thanks to @marciiix94 for the heads-up.

Goretzka Returns After Injury Wearing Blackout Nike Mercurial Superfly VIII Boots

Images from Bayern Munich's training suggest that Bayern München midfielder Leon Goretzka could leave his supplier Nike.

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Leon Goretzka previously has been sponsored by Nike since he made his first matches as a professional. He did not wear any other boot silo than the Mercurial in his career until this week.

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Leon Goretzka Trains in Blackout Nike Mercurial Superfly Boots

When returning to training after a COVID-19 infection this week, Leon Goretzka was wearing a pair of custom blacked-out Nike Mercurial Superfly 8 boots. This can be seen when taking a look at the heel area and other parts. We made a mock-up of how he blacked out the boots.

With Leon Goretzka wearing blacked-out boots it seems likely that his time with Nike has come to an end, just as it has been the case for dozens of footballers in the past few months.

Watch out for Leon Goretzka's boots in the coming weeks.

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