Aston Villa’s new Castore kits ‘leaked’ ahead of 2022/23 season

Aston Villa’s new kit for the 2022/23 season has been ‘leaked’ online, with images circulating on social media.

It is expected to be a pivotal season for Villa the club intensifying its recruitments on the transfer market. Boubacar Kamara was a statement signing made shortly after the end of the season, arriving from Marseille as a free agent after facing competition for his signature, before a £26million deal fell through. is concluded with Sevilla for central defender Diego Carlos.

Philippe Coutinho and Robin Olsen also making their loan moves permanent, with further additions planned before the start of the season. Villa have been told they will face an away trip to Bournemouth on opening day before hosting Everton at Villa Park – and fans are eager to see the shirts the players will be wearing next season.

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It was announced by Villa at the end of May that the club had signed a multi-year agreement with Castore as a new kit supplier. The brand will supply the men’s, women’s and academy squads and replace Kappa, who had created Villa’s kits since their return to the Premier League in 2019.

Images have now been shared on social media of Villa’s “leaked” shirts for the new campaign. The exposed home shirt is burgundy and blue, although slightly lighter than normal, with a thin blue stripe down the sides.

The away shirt appears to be a light blue similar to past leaks , with a burgundy outline around the neck and shoulders. Announcing the club’s partnership with Castore, Villa said the home kit would be revealed ahead of this summer’s pre-season tour of Australia, with the away and third kits to follow.

Villa will kick off their pre-season with the traditional game at Walsall on July 9. Steven Gerrard’s side will then travel to Australia and face Leeds United in Brisbane on July 17, before further matches against Brisbane Roar (July 20) and Manchester United. (July 23).

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