29/07/2009 08:00, Report by Gemma Thompson
Black and blue suits Reds
The Reds' new away kit for the 2009/10 campaign has been officially unveiled and you can now see a host of images in our special gallery on ManUtd.com.
Like the club's new red and white home strip, the black kit, which can be pre-ordered online now
, features a special commemorative tag at the side of the shirt and large chevron across the chest, reflecting the design of the shirts worn by United when the team won its first FA Cup in 1909.
The black shorts have a blue stripe along the side, a red devil graphic on the back of the waist band, while the draw cords feature 'MUFC' on the tips. The black socks have a blue chevron on the calf.
The Reds will don the kit for the first time during Thursday's Audi Cup match in Germany against either AC Milan or Bayern Munich. And Patrice Evra says the players are all looking forward to running out in their new attire.
"It’s a privilege to play for this club and whenever you put the kit on you know you need to give your best and show respect for the shirt," he told ManUtd.com
"History is very important at United and it’s a great idea to base the kits on that. I just hope we can be