Match-Stars burst onto the toy scene last year and have proved a massive hit – each figure comes complete with official replica kit for the new season featuring all club sponsors, as well as Premier League name and numbering for English clubs.
The Manchester United renewal means the Red Devils join four more of the biggest names in club football – FC Barcelona, Liverpool FC, Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC – as well as the England national team in the upcoming Match-Stars Series 2 range. Goalkeepers will also appear for the first time, and popular figures such as Rooney, Carroll, Messi, Wilshere and Lampard will be joined by new arrivals, such as Manchester United’s Ashley Young, Liverpool FC’s Pepe Reina, FC Barcelona’s Víctor Valdés, Chelsea FC’s Juan Mata, Arsenal FC’s Wojciech Szczęsnyand, and Joe Hart in England colours.
Mayur Pattni, managing director of Pattni, said: “Having Manchester United on board for a further three years is a massive boost as we move towards the release of Series 2, as we now have confirmed deals in place with five of the world’s biggest football clubs and the England team. Anticipation is building steadily amongst football fans and the launch of the new figures is set to cause huge excitement!”