VAR to be used in Premier League next season

Scudamore will step down in December after 19 years in the role

Scudamore will step down in December after 19 years in the role

The League will now formally make a request to the International Football Association Board and FIFA to use VAR next season.

VAR technology was used at the 2018 World Cup finals in Russian Federation and, following some initial teething problems, it was generally viewed to have been a success.

Wolves now play in the Premier League, and should they avoid relegation - will play with VAR in use next season.

In April, Premier League clubs voted against implementing VAR for the start of this season after officials struggled with the technology during FA Cup games.

It said it will establish a "clear protocol" for the way VAR decisions are communicated to fans in stadiums following previous criticism from supporters.

Since signing for the Champions League campaigners, Alexis Sanchez has scored four goals only in over 30 appearances in all competitions.

Southampton striker Charlie Austin demanded the introduction of VAR after his goal was disallowed by referee Simon Hooper, who deemed Maya Yoshida to have interfered with the ball from an offside position.

"People go on about VAR, they clearly need help".

The Premier League has announced a reduced summer transfer window will continue next year and will close the day before the start of the new season.

They were also given "key learnings" from VAR's use in the FA Cup and League Cup this season.

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