Sunderland have announced that the club has new kit supplier will be sportswear giant adidas next season courtesy of KItbag who are a major sponsor of the Grass Roots Football Expo at the NEC this weekend.
Adidas clubs include Real Madrid, AC Milan, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, West Bromwich Albion, Stoke City and Swansea City.
Sunderland's Chief Executive Margaret Byrne said:
"We are delighted to welcome adidas as an official partner of Sunderland AFC. Our aim is to increase Sunderland's international profile and, as one of the world leaders in their field, we are very much looking forward to working with the dynamic team at adidas."
"New home and away kits will be unveiled in the coming weeks and launched later in the summer and I'm confident that our supporters will be as impressed as we are with everything that adidas has to offer."
adidas National Sales Manager, Steve Holland added: "adidas are very much looking forward to enjoying a rewarding and strong relationship with both Sunderland AFC and Kitbag.
"Each party offers something different to the partnership. The passionate Sunderland fans will clearly be able to see the hard work everyone has put into all aspects of the partnership. Activities that have been planned include a complete refurbishment of the club store and two fantastic shirt launches."