The Premier League have released the ball which will be used during the 2019-20 campaign.
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Made by Nike, the Merlin ball now has “just four fuse-welded panels to provide a bigger ‘sweet spot’ for ball striking. It has heightened visual clarity for players and spectators thanks to the new graphic layout and striking colour combinations.”
The Merlin will be exclusively used by the PL as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of using Nike balls.
Given the fact that a record 1072 goals were scored in the PL last season (record for a 20-team league), this ball is expected to make life even tougher for goalkeepers out there.
Below is a look at the snazzy new design.