Man Utd won’t wear controversial shirt again this season after giving kit away to fans following dismal Brentford draw


MANCHESTER UNITED fans will be happy to hear the Red Devils will not wear their green and white stripe away kit again this season.

The controversial shirt was spotted being handed out by players to fans after United’s dismal 1-1 draw against Brentford on Saturday.

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The idea came from Bruno Fernandes who insisted his squad show their appreciation to the loyal fans who travelled to the 8pm kick-off in West London with no trains back to Manchester afterwards.

A group of young fans outside the players’ entrance were aso gifted a shirt each for helping staff load a skip full of dirty kit into the back of a van.

Despite having nine games left of the season United will not wear the kit again, according to the Daily Mail, as there is not an away fixture where Erik ten Hag‘s squad will have a kit clash.

Their away games against Chelsea, Bournemouth, Crystal Palace and Brighton are all expected to see them where their traditional red.

Rewinding to the start of the season supporters were less than impressed with the Adidas jersey.

With one fan calling it “atrocious” and a very angry supporter claiming they would “never take it for free” and that it was the “worst kit ever”.

And while some fans despised the away outfit this term there were plenty who loved it.

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United finished second behind Real Madrid in a survey by Casino Encyclopedia of the most popular kits in world football last year.


And the Red Devils are said to have earned £213million in shirt sales, but still some way behind Madrid who made £391m from sales of three million jerseys.

Barcelona were third in the poll based on sales and internet searches, followed by Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal, AC Milan, Chelsea, Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain.

Marcus Rashford was the most popular name on the back of United shirts, while Jude Bellingham topped the list at Madrid.

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However, Cristiano Ronaldo was the all-time No.1 at both his old clubs as well as Juventus.

Man Utd’s remaining fixtures

4 April Chelsea (A)
7 April Liverpool (H)
13 April Bournemouth (A)
TBC Newcastle (H)
21 April Coventry (FA Cup Semi Final at Wembley)
24 April Burnley (H)
4 May Crystal Palace (A)
11 May Arsenal (H)
19 May Brighton (A)

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