On Thursday the first ‘leaked kit’ of the season made an appearance and reactions were mixed.

Showing a polo-style home shirt and an away kit that looks like it came straight out of the Barcelona bin of kit rejects, the images were released by footyheadlines.com

My first instinct was to think that they must be fake. The first leaks usually are and these images seemed too ‘clean’ to be the real thing.

But when you see them hanging up in a shop, you start to realise that these very probably are the new 17/18 kits which are set to be released in March:

So why are they already on sale?

I’ve no idea, but the same thing happened with this season’s kits as well:

And it was footyheadlines.com who had images of the away kit when it was leaked:

arsenal 16 17 kit%2B%25282%2529

Given all this, it would seem very likely that these are indeed the new kits from PUMA.

Leave us a comment and tell us what you think.