Adidas Predator Absolado TRX TF - £45
Super-lightweight and flexible, this latest Predator excels in every department. The multi-angled outsole grip ensure you’ll never lose your footing and the laces run toward the outside of the shoe rather than down the middle of the leather upper, cleverly providing a bigger instep area. For the more refined player, this allows for closer control; for the glory hunter, more precision and venom in every shot.
Available at shop.adidas.co.uk (opens in new tab)
Nike5 Bomba Finale - £75
This firm-gripping, streamlined boot is ideal for a variety of artificial surfaces including traditional sand-based astro turf and more modern 3G pitches. A thin, smooth upper offers excellent touch and helps to improve shooting accuracy, while rubber padding on the instep makes it easier to bring the ball under control in tight situations.
Available at store.nike.com/gb/en (opens in new tab)
Puma Football Shoe King Allround TT - £75
The classic Puma King offers a more traditional alternativeto the current trend of slight boots. It’s made of fine leather for a start and, perhaps with the more experienced footballer in mind, comes with extra padding and a shock-absorbing sole to protect your joints. As a result this boot feels oversized and bulky up against the fleet-footed newcomers, making it harder to turn sharply or dribble confidently.
Available at shop.puma.co.uk (opens in new tab)
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