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No more 'tyres': Chelsea 2016-17 home shirt leaks

It's just one picture and even that doesn't include the whole shirt.  But it shows enough to get excited, if you are someone to get excited about new shirt leaks.

You'll have to click over to see the full picture.  You should, so we can talk about it.

The biggest distinctive feature, though not in terms of strict size, is the faded lion pattern that's present throughout the shirt.  It's a design feature seen in many other new adidas shirts, including, as pointed out by Footy Headlines, the Russia home shirt for Euro 2016.  Adidas reusing their design templates for as many shirts as possible is hardly surprising of course.

The rest of shirt is supposed to be fairly traditional.  It's blue with three white stripes.  Gone are the red accents, except for in the Yokohama logo.  And speaking of the sponsor, apparently we will drop the silly 'TYRES' branding from the shirt, which didn't make much sense to begin with and is clearly responsible for our terrible season so far.  Nice to know that at least we'll be the sharpest dressed men in the Championship.

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