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Fresh away look for Chelsea’s young lions

Chelsea FC's 2020-21 away colors celebrate the capital's love affair with the craftsmanship of master tailors. (Photo courtesy: Nike)
Chelsea FC's 2020-21 away colors celebrate the capital's love affair with the craftsmanship of master tailors. (Photo courtesy: Nike)

Building on the theme of the club’s new home look, the Blues’ 2020-21 away colors celebrate the capital’s love affair with the craftsmanship of master tailors. The away kit also adds an injection of millennial swagger — perfect for the confident, emerging talents lighting up Stamford Bridge under head coach Frank Lampard.

“The colors and pattern of the away kit work really well,” says homegrown midfielder Mason Mount. “It looks great and it’s also a nice contrast to the home kit. Hopefully the fans will like it as well and we can push on and make them proud.”

Arctic Blue provides a tasteful base color for the jersey, with darker shades making up a disrupted herringbone knit that covers the front and back of the shirt to create a compelling aesthetic.

A monochromatic club crest filled with a micro-herringbone pattern sits on the chest, alongside a dark blue Nike Swoosh. A dark blue V-neck collar and trim on the sleeves frame the design, while dark blue tape featuring the phrase “The Pride of London” runs down the sides of the torso. Arctic Blue shorts and dark blue socks, with a Swoosh and a Chelsea lion placed midway up the shin, complete the head-to-toe look.

“The new away kit is a great addition to the line-up,” says striker Sam Kerr. “It complements the home kit really well and I just can’t wait to get out on the pitch again wearing it.”

The 2020-21 Chelsea away kit will debut July 7 in the club’s Premier League game against Crystal Palace.