Why new 2024/25 Chelsea Home shirt has orange everywhere in leak video

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The Pride of London explain why the reported new 2024/25 Chelsea Home shirt has orange in multiple places. A design choice which has polarised the frequently discerning Blues fan base. Take a look for yourself via the video which leaked the latest supposed effort from Nike

In addition to covering that topic, PoL discuss a report from a Chelsea expert. The details from the apparent CFC insider concern a quartet of Blues with uncertain standing at Stamford Bridge.

Current BBC Sport football news reporter Nizaar Kinsella, who previously covered the Blues with Evening Standard and Goal, has given a much-needed update on the status of four Chelsea players. The group comprises of footballers of different standing in general, to be honest. Some more important than others, as the hierarchy and supporters seem to view the situation.

So, what's happening with captain and motivational midfielder Conor Gallagher, rejuvenated defender Trevoh Chalobah, former outcast Ian Maatsen and Fulham loanee Armando Broja? Well, to begin with, it's not good news if you want Gallagher to stay at CFC.

Essentially, Kinsella claims, the 24-year-old will be allowed to leave if the right bid transpires. I know he is 'homegrown' and represents 'pure profit' for the west Londoners, but allowing Gallagher to go feels like a mistake. The valuation, considering the England international's expiring contract, is also hard to swallow; he has reportedly been up for sale for some time now.

Meanwhile the reporter suggests that the other three's respective places are not safe either. If acceptable offers come in, they may all be packing their bags at Cobham and leaving, just like Mauricio Pochettino. I would have to say that Chalobah showed some promise as his end of season role became crucial. Maatsen was always someone I wanted to see given a chance. Yet Broja may require a permanent transfer.

Leaked Chelsea kits for 2024/25

Now let's get to something a little bit more fun and less involved: new Chelsea shirts. The home and away tops have been shown on 'usual suspect' website FootyHeadlines; they are usually fairly spot on with their leaks.

On this occasion, there seems to be some confusion and disliking among some Blues fans, This is due to orange being heavily featured on the blue home shirt. See below.

The second strip also appears to have dark orange or a similar colour on the badge. Both kits are probably in homage to the famous 1994 look. Many other arrangements have impressed with tangerine trims over the years, such as the 2017/18 third shirt.