Manchester City Manager, Pep Guardiola has signed a personal deal with sportswear brand Puma.
The newly formed deal, which further enhances the brand’s relationship with the Premier League champions, will see the City boss endorse PUMA products both on and off the pitch, as well as collaborating with Puma Football, to develop sports footwear and clothing.
Guardiola joins City legends, Sergio Aguero and David Silva on PUMA’s roster of talent and as a brand ambassador, will feature in PUMA campaigns, the first of which can be seen in Manchester Piccadilly over the next two weeks.
Commenting on the deal, Guardiola said: “I’m delighted to join the PUMA brand. So much of my footballing philosophy and understanding of the game was influenced by Johan Cruyff, who was sponsored by PUMA, and I am proud to follow in his footsteps.
Johan Adamsson, Director of Sports Marketing & Sports Licensing at PUMA added: “We are delighted to partner with Pep.
“First as a player and now as a manager, he has demonstrated immense footballing intelligence and work ethic, combined with a relentless drive for improvement and learning.
“Pep’s principles and passion for the game are perfectly aligned with our vision for PUMA Football.”
City have picked up four point from a possible six this season, following up a thumping win over West Ham on the opening day, with a controversial draw against Spurs, which saw Gabriel Jesus have a last minute winning goal ruled out by VAR.