Man City sign £650m deal with Puma after dumping Nike
EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 28/02/2019
Manchester City signed 650m contract with Puma after dumping Nike to become the second-largest in Premier League history behind Manchester United.It is understood that City Football Group (CFG) will net £65m a season over the course of a 10-year deal, which means City's sister clubs around the world of Melbourne City, Girona, Club Atletico Torque and Sichuan Jiuniu will all be donning Puma gear as of next season. All men's, women's and youth teams at each club are included.Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano said via Daily Mail: "It's a historic day for us."What we are doing has never been done before. It is an unprecedented partnership. We needed a partner that can go fast with us."This is who we are now, this is the product we can offer. Having just one partner saves times in discussions and it allows us to do things globally."There are so many synergies and things that we can do together if we have the same partner. If we have one idea then we only have to talk to one person.'