Chelsea home kit for 2022/23 season 'leaked' with Three branding still in place despite sponsorship suspension

CHELSEA'S home kit for next season has apparently been leaked and includes Three's suspended sponsorship.

According to Footy Headlines, the Blues' home jersey for the 2022-2023 campaign is all blue, as per tradition, with a white and turquoise neckline.


Of course the badge is placed on the top left while Nike's sponsorship brand appears on the other side.

However, sponsors Three, whose name is still written on the front, are also bizarrely included.

The telecommunications giants have halted their £120million contract with Chelsea following the UK government's sanctions on departing owner Roman Abramovich.

Abramovich's assets have been frozen due to Russia's unjust invasion of Ukraine and his alleged ties with controversial president Vladimir Putin.

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A statement from Three read: "In light of the Government's recently-announced sanctions, we have requested Chelsea Football Club temporarily suspend our sponsorship of the club including the removal our brand from the and around the stadium until further notice.

"We recognise that this decision will impact the many fans who follow their team passionately.

"However, we feel that given the circumstance, and the Government sanction that is in place, it is the right thing to do.

"As a mobile network, the best way we can support the people of Ukraine is to ensure refugees arriving in the UK from the conflict and customers currently in Ukraine can stay connected to the people who matter to them.

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"Therefore, we are offering connectivity packages to all Ukrainians arriving in the UK, and those in the Ukraine."

Abramovich has been desperately trying to sell Chelsea, with a number of bidders expressing their interest to succeed him at Stamford Bridge.


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