Nike reveal new Barcelona ‘checkboard’ kit for 2019-2020 season

Barcelona's 'checkboard' design shirt has been unveiled by Nike
Barcelona’s ‘checkboard’ design has been unveiled by Nike (EPA)

Nike has lastly unveiled Barcelona’s new ‘checkboard’ kit for 2019-2020 season.

Barcelona have ditched the stripes and have gone for a controversial chequered design utilizing their conventional crimson and blue colors.

The kit additionally consists of the crimson and yellow stripes of the Catalan flag simply above the neckline of the jersey.

Nike declare that the design has been ‘inspired by the gridded streetscape of Barcelona’s Eixample district’.

Barcelona have ditched their famous stripes with their new shirt
Barcelona have ditched their well-known stripes (Nike)
Barcelona have ditched their famous stripes with their checkboard design for their new home kit.
The daring design will divide opinion amongst Barcelona followers (Nike)

Unsurprisingly, Gerard Pique is a fan of the daring new design.

‘The kit is something new and exciting,’ stated the defender.



‘It might be different but it is 100-percent Barca and it is even better that the design represents the bond the club has with the supporters and the people who are driving the city forward.’



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