Video - New Man Utd and Liverpool kits get a contrasting reaction

SoccerBy Kevin Palmer
New Man Utd 3rd kit
New Man Utd 3rd kit

Manchester United and Liverpool have launched their 3rd kits for the new season in the last few hours and the reaction has been contrasting.

While Liverpool's garish "toxic" green strip provoked as a less than positive reaction on social media, United's more classy white kit appeared to get a much better reception.

Liverpool midfielder James Milner was on hand at the launch of his club's new kit in America and he gave it a public thumbs up, but we cannot be sure whether he was entirely content with the new look.

Meanwhile, the publicity machine at United cranked into gear with a kit launch at 7am on Friday morning, with some of United's star names taking part in the publicity splurge.

If Liverpool or United fans do not like their new third kits, they can be grateful that they are not fans of Norwich or Hearts, who recently unveiled these two shockers for the new campaign: