Corinthians to sign shirt deal with ALE – report

Brazilian Série A club Corinthians has reportedly signed a new shirt deal with gas station chain ALE.

As part of the deal, ALE will get branding on the side of the Corinthians shirt for the next two seasons.

According to Corinthians fan site Meu Timão, the deal is worth R$3m ($800,000).

ALE is Corinthians’ eighth sponsor for the 2019 season, alongside kit supplier Nike, main shirt sponsor Banco BMG and back-of-shirt sponsor Positivo.

The club also has a smaller shirt partnership with PES (Pro Evolution Soccer), Universidade Brasil, Poty and Joli.

Corinthians is yet to sell its sleeve assets this season, following the expiry of an agreement with Agibank last season.

ALE’s other investments in Brazilian football include partnerships with Botafogo, Cruzeiro, Flamengo, São Paulo and Vasco da Gama.