>
My tribe
As featured on NewsNow: Football news

New Chelsea shirt deal worth £200m

Chelsea's new shirt deal with Yokohama Rubber is worth a stunning £200m.

The agreement is one of the biggest ever in world football but is still second to Manchester United's £53m-a-year deal with Chevrolet.

The Blues will pocket £40m a year for five years and Yokohama Rubber will replace Samsung one the front of the club's shirts from the start of next season.

Blues chairman Bruce Buck said: "Chelsea and Yokohama are a perfect fit. Both are global organisations with a focus on performance and innovation, as well as having huge ambition and an unwavering culture of success.

"We believe that Yokohama will play a key role in helping us drive our global expansion in international markets such as the US, where they have operated with distinction for many years."

 For the big stories and the banter follow us on Twitter: @tribalfootball

About the author

Tribal Football Staff

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?