Chelsea will enter the 2022/23 season with high expectations.
With the current campaign marking Thomas Tuchel’s first charge from start to finish, it wouldn’t be unreasonable to suggest that a second full season at Stamford Bridge could be where he hits the sweet spot.
Furthermore, while the Blues could still win every cup competition at their disposal in 2021/22, it is undeniable that securing a first Premier League title since 2017 is now beyond them.
Chelsea in 2022/23
However, whether or not Tuchel can close the gap to Manchester City next time around, the Stamford Bridge faithful are slowly starting to gather more insight into the 2022/23 campaign.
How? ‘Or’ What? Well, that’s because we’ve entered the year where leaks on next season’s kits are starting to emerge and Chelsea fans have had their first taste of life beyond 2021/22.
Sure, it’s not as exciting as who Chelsea will sign this summer or where they’ll end up in May 2023, but there’s always an element of intrigue when it comes to finding out your club’s next shirt. .
Chelsea’s 2022/23 home shirt
After all, if Chelsea can indeed end their wait for Premier League glory next season, then you can rest assured that the latest version of their famous blue shirt will become memorable because of it.
Well, that’s – of course – if Blues fans aren’t outright haters of the strip, which isn’t without possibility when you consider how early leaks of Chelsea’s next home design have been received.
As with other Nike 2022/23 jerseys, the initial leak is pinned Sergio Gol / Ofoball.
Leaked images emerge
The images show the typical all-blue design of a Chelsea shirt, but with a unique white and turquoise henley neckline incorporating a lion motif similar to what is seen on England training tops.
It’s certainly a unique model and one that will no doubt divide Chelsea fans when further confirmations emerge, so be sure to check out some of the images below:
Chelsea 2022/23 home kit leaked… 👀 pic.twitter.com/A77e3Cf4HS
— LDN (@LDNFootbalI) February 9, 2022
A leaked Chelsea 22/23 home kit.
— Kamal ⭐️⭐️ (@LumpOfCFC) February 9, 2022
– At The Bridge Pod ⭐️⭐️ (@AtTheBridgePod) February 9, 2022
Lots of disgruntled Chelsea fans
So what are you thinking? Well, like any jersey, it certainly has its admirers, but the majority of Blues fans seem to be quite disappointed with the leak and you can read some of their thoughts here:
So what now?
Given Footy Headlines’ formidable track record of predicting football kit designs, there’s reason to believe the leaked photographs won’t be a million miles away from what will eventually hit shelves.
As we saw with Manchester United’s 2020/21 ‘bus seat’ shirt, changes can certainly be made before release, but the final product is unlikely to be a huge departure from this. which we have already seen.
And while, of course, that may not have gone down well with Chelsea fans at this early stage, there’s certainly the potential for him to be a producer in a world where players ensure that it will forever be iconic.