Premier League side Aston Villa is seeking to terminate their shirt deal with manufacturer Castore following complaints over their wet look shirts.
The complaints which have been raised by both the men and women teams has reach the kit manufacturers who have promised to act swiftly to resolve the issue or risk losing the multi-year contract.
The men team has for sometime complained how the shirt becomes heavy and gets wet easily when they sweat. The women’s team on the other hand are in fear of playing with them in their upcoming fixture against Manchester United.
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It has been revealed that a meeting between Aston Villa and Castore has been held to find a temporary solution to the problem before they terminate the contract at the end of the season.
“There has been some media speculation about a potential issue in the football kit supplied by Castore to Aston Villa Football Club. We are working closely in collaboration with the club to address this issue as quickly as possible to meet the standards we expect. We would like to thank the club for their patience and support to date.” said a spokesperson of Castore
“As a proud new British brand, we always hold ourselves to the highest of standards and strive to do everything we can to constantly improve the performance of our products. This means addressing any customer concerns with promptness and humility.” said the spokesperson
Other clubs currently using the manufacturer’s shirts include Newcastle and Wolves with Newcastle already including an exit clause in their contract with Castore.