Manchester United has today (15 January) agreed three-year sponsorship deals with China Construction Bank (CCB) and soft drinks manufacturer Wahaha.
As part of the deal with CCB, the Chinese bank will hold the exclusive rights to produce the official Manchester United branded credit card in mainland China. CCB will market the card to its almost 102 million personal banking customers in mainland China offering a range of United based incentives.
Unitedís commercial director Richard Arnold said: "Through our relationship with CCB we hope not only to give fans an excellent product, but also bring them closer to the club they so passionately support.
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