Man Utd add third Japanese deal

  • Last Updated: October 17 2012, 17:10 BST

Manchester United have signed their third sponsorship deal with a Japanese firm since the arrival of Japan international midfielder Shinji Kagawa in the summer.

Manchester United:New three-year deal with Kagome

The club have announced a new three-year partnership with Japan-based soft drinks manufacturer, Kagome.

The new deal, which will last until the end of the 2015/16 season, will see the well-known Japanese brand become the club's official soft drink partner in Japan.

Manchester United's commercial director Richard Arnold said: "Manchester United has almost four million followers in Japan and every time we visit, the welcome we receive is overwhelming. I hope that all of these fans will support this new way of connecting with the club and enjoy some of the great products and activities Manchester United and Kagome will bring them."