The new third kit is an homage to the town which FC Gelsenkirchen-Schalke 04 come from yet the tribute doesn't end with the new shirt's colours. The city's coat of arms is embroided around the neck area and the shirt's buttons ensure it looks stylish on and off the pitch.
"We are always aware of our heritage. With our new third kit, we're paying tribute to the city of Gelsenkirchen by wearing the city's colours. Like our new away kit, it combines retro with a modern design", stated head of marketing at Schalke 04, Alexander Jobst.
Schalke's third kit for the 2017-18 season is here. From Saturday, the kit is available until the end of August for a reduced price of €79.95 in all Schalke merchandise stores and online at store.schalke04.de. The children's kit is available from prices starting at €59.95. From the 1st September onwards, the new third kit will cost €89.95 for adults and €69.95 for children.