The English Premier League has been granted the option to scrap the use of Video Assistant Referees (VAR), this was gathered according to reports from UK Mirrors.
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) has made temporary corrections to the laws of the game, as football plans to make a return with strict directives amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
It goes that football players would be expected to play games with a reasonable weight in numerical strength within a short period, as football fan awaits the redemption of their favorite sport after the claws of COVID-19 had lockdown major activities across the world. Football teams will now be allowed to make a total of five substitutions during games, to minimize exposure to fatigue and injury.
However, leagues in Europe are under no mandatory conditions to approve the new development as it was made optional.
The football body has also allowed leagues to temporarily stop using VAR, even if they started with the season with the technology.
The use of video assistant referee, VAR, in the Premier League got it inception after constant backlash before coronavirus eventually halted football across the world.