FC Barcelona to swap Seiko for Maurice Lacroix

According to a report on German sports industry site Sponsors.de, FC Barcelona will swap Japanese watch sponsor Seiko for Swiss brand Maurice Lacroix from the start of next season.

According to a report on German sports industry site Sponsors.de, FC Barcelona will swap Japanese watch sponsor Seiko for Swiss brand Maurice Lacroix from the start of next season.

Maurice Lacroix has deals in place with Bundesliga clubs Bayer Leverkusen, VfL Wolfsburg, Werder Bremen, and Hertha Berlin for the current season.

The new deal with Barcelona, Sponsors.de suggests, will cost the company €3 million for a one-season term.

Seiko has been the Catalan club’s official watch since March 2011, but its three year deal comes to an end this season.