In-Depth | Adidas Arsenal 2021-22 100 GBP Authentic vs 65 GBP Replica Kit

Continuing our in-depth analysis of the differences between authentic and replica kits in the 21-22 season, we today compare the "Player Issue" of the Adidas Arsenal 2021-2022 away kit with the "Fan" version.

Adidas' jersey technologies for 2021-22 are the same as for 2020-21 - HEAT.RDY (authentic) and AEROREADY (replica).

Adidas Arsenal FC 2021-22 Authentic vs Replica Kits

The Adidas Arsenal Replica Home shirt is the Fan version, while the Authentic is the "Player Issue" version.

The design of both versions is the same


Design-wise, Adidas' Arsenal 21-22 authentic and replica away jerseys are practically the same. Differences include only the materials used for the elements - the authentic has only heat-applied logos, while the replica has stitched & only some heat-applied logos.

The new Arsenal 21-22 Away jersey celebrates the 50th anniversary of the club’s historic double in 1971. The jersey puts Arsenal’s unique identity – in the form of the iconic cannon – front and center.

The authentic jersey has a curved hem

Authentic Arsenal 21-22 Home Kit

The Arsenal Adult 21/22 Authentic Away Shirt is the official match shirt worn by the players on the pitch. It is lightweight, has a slim fit and an Adidas-exclusive curved hem.

Material - HEAT.RDY technology

HEAT.RDY athletic technology is made to maximize your performance workout.

Adidas Authentic 21-22 Kits - Product Details

  • Made for the pros - slim-fit, as light as possible
  • Heat-transfer cannon to show your support
  • Heat-transfer Adidas logo, 3-Stripes, and sponsor name
  • Breathable, air-cooling HEAT.RDY technology
  • Light front to back drop in hem length to improve freedom of movement
  • Ribbed crewneck, slim-fit design
  • Ribbed sleeve cuff with tipping
  • Woven club motto on inside back hem
  • Arsenal for Everyone slogan on the inside collar
  • Made with Primegreen, a series of high-performance recycled materials

Replica Arsenal 21-22 Home Kit

The Arsenal 21/22 Away Shirt is a replica shirt made for supporters with a more casual fit.

Material - AEROREADY

The soft fabric features AEROREADY technology that works to keep moisture away from the body, so you stay dry and comfortable.

Adidas Replica 21-22 Kits - Product Details

  • Made for the fan
  • Woven cannon on the chest
  • Woven Adidas badge of sport
  • 3-Stripe tape on shoulders
  • Stay dry with AEROREADY technology
  • Straight hem shape - regular fit
  • Ribbed crewneck
  • Ribbed sleeve cuff with tipping
  • Arsenal for Everyone slogan on the inside collar
  • Made with Primegreen, a series of high-performance recycled materials
The Arsenal 21-22 authentic kits are 5 GBP cheaper than Liverpool's authentic


The price for the Adidas Arsenal Authentic 2021-2022 kits is 100 GBP, while the replica kits have an official price tag of 65 GBP.


If you want to make high-intensity sport in warm conditions wearing the Arsenal away kit, you should get the authentic one. The replica is perfect to be worn when watching games but also good for colder conditions as well as easy training sessions.

Both shirts have their advantages

In terms of design and elements, both are practically identical.

Are you a fan of heat-applied logos? Which version do you prefer for the classic look of the Arsenal 21-22 away kit? Let us know in the comments below.