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Manchester United Lands Richest Kit Deal Ever With $1B Nike Pact03 / 09 / 14
EPL club Manchester United is "set to announce a world-record kit deal" with Nike that is worth more than $1B (all figures U.S.) over 10 years. The club "will make a major statement that proves" it is "still the biggest name in world football." The $1B figure is "almost double the current best kit m...
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