A few fake Adidas Arsenal kit leaks have been circulating on social media, convincing many supporters that they were genuine shirt designs.

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Arsenal fans have been waiting excitedly for any pictures of the team’s new kits for next season, so perhaps it’s not a surprise that every concept design that emerges tricks at least a few people. In this case, however, there’s no debate over whether the ‘leaks’ are real.

Twitter user ‘RupertGraphic’ created a few concept kits in October 2018, with some really nice and original designs:

Later in the season, a manufacturer based in Thailand decided to take advantage and mass produce those concept kits. Twitter user ‘PrinceKp87’ was drawn in by the fakes, or perhaps he was just on a mission to trick fans into believing the kits were real, posting pictures of the shirts.

Whatever the reason for the post, it certainly had a lot of supporters believing they were looking at next season’s kit:

Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait a bit longer for the genuine release, as Adidas are clearly keeping their designs under wraps for now.