MANCHESTER UNITED have announced global technology company TeamViewer will be their new shirt sponsor.
The Red Devils’ deal with the tech company will commence at the start of the 2021/21 season and will last for five years.
The Premier League big boys will rake in a £235million from the deal, pocketing £47million each year.
An excerpt of the club statement read: “Manchester United today announced that it has signed a new five-year agreement with the global technology company TeamViewer as its principal shirt partner.
“The partnership will begin with the 2021/2022 season.
“The agreement will bring together one of the world’s most popular and successful sports teams with one of Europe’s fastest-growing software companies.”
The partnership plans to introduce United’s ‘1.1billion fans and followers around the world to exciting new technology drawing on TeamViewer’s expertise in remote connectivity services’.
TeamViewer also intend bring Red Devils fans ‘even closer to the team they love through ground-breaking AR solutions and remote access to the Theatre of Dreams’.
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United’s managing director, Richard Arnold, said: “
We are tremendously proud to be establishing this partnership with one of the most exciting and dynamic global software companies.
The ability to connect and collaborate has never been more important to the world and our community of 1.1billion fans and followers.
We are looking forward to working with TeamViewer to bring to life our vision for a partnership built on smarter ways of connecting people and businesses.”
TeamViewer Chief Executive Officer expressed the company’s delight at becoming United’s principle sponsor.
He said: “We are very excited about this partnership, as it will significantly expand our brand positioning and it will help us to market our comprehensive solutions portfolio to all customer segments globally.
“With Manchester United and TeamViewer, two global winning teams join forces: Together as Team United we can bring the fan experience in the legendary Theatre of Dreams to a new level.
“We are extremely proud Manchester United picked us as a partner in their ongoing technology journey.”
United will be back in action on Sunday afternoon, travelling to the King Power Stadium to take on Leicester in the quarter-final of the FA Cup.