Wenger to amend offside law in a bid to end VAR row

first_img Promoted ContentBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Who Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?20 Completely Unexpected Facts About ‘The Big Bang Theory’6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!15 Celebs You Probably Didn’t Expect To Be Cheerleaders A player will be deemed onside if any part of the body which can legitimately score a goal is level or behind the last defender — even if other parts are in front. Arsene Wenger will change the offside law for next season to end VAR chaos.Advertisement And it will mean one of the most significant changes of the past two decades, re-balancing the game in favour of the attacker.Wenger plans to drive through the change this month in his role as Fifa’s head of global development where he is effectively the boss of the International FA Board, football’s lawmakers.Olivier Giroud’s disallowed goal for Chelsea against Man Utd would have stood under the new lawsCredit: Sky SportsHe said: “You will be not offside if any part of the body that can score a goal is in line with the last defender, even if other parts of the attacker’s body are in front.A player will be deemed onside if any part of the body which can legitimately score a goal is level or behind the last defender — even if other parts are in frontCredit: BBC“That will sort it out and you will no longer have decisions about millimetres and a fraction of the attacker being in front of the defensive line.”center_img Read Also: FIFA’s Plans To Improve VAR Offside Calls With Artificial IntelligenceWenger has drafted his proposals to be adopted at the annual general meeting of Ifab in Belfast on February 29.Each of the four Home Nations has one of the eight votes, with Fifa – led by Wenger – holding the other four.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… last_img read more