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EPL unveils Nike Merlin ball ahead of 2019/20 season

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 18/06/2019

Premier League unveiled Nike Merlin ball ahead of the 2019-20 season to mark the 20th anniversary of their partnership and will be seen exclusively in the league next term.

Nike have been produced the match ball for the league since the 2000/01 season, and have come up with some smashing designs, but look to have topped themselves this time around, as their latest version is the first bespoke ball of its kind.  

After a record-breaking season of goals which 20-team Premier League team found back of the net 1,072 times over the cause the campaign 

Kieran Ronan, GM of Global Equipment at Nike, said via the ​Premier League official website: "We wanted to design a ball that specifically illustrated the traits of Premier League football.

"A ball that felt hyper-technical and precise in nature but also inspired by this English culture of living and breathing Premier League football.

"The Premier League is often described as the most dynamic league in the world and we wanted to create a ball that reflects this." 

"The Premier League is often described as the most dynamic league in the world and we wanted to create a ball that reflects this," Ronan added.

The 2019/20 Premier League Nike Merlin ball will be available from 4 July on nike.com.
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