Video assistant referees (VAR) may be introduced to the Champions League and also Europa League this season.
European soccer’s governing body UEFA originally chosen against with this year to VAR despite it FIFA at the World Cup in Russia and had been used by the majority of important European leagues.
Speaking at a joint UEFA and ECA press conference in Brussels on Tuesday, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin stated the organisation’s refereeing leader Roberto Rosetti was major efforts to make certain UEFA’s pool of referees are ready for VAR and all”technical aspects” are addressed.
“I anticipate the report in a week or so and then we’ll see when we can implement it (at) the most recent, next year,” said Ceferin.
Juventus chairman and European Club Association (ECA) chairman Andrea Agnelli has been sat beside Ceferin and added:”The hottest next year also means there is space for prior implementation and we are thrilled as clubs for that and also we also thank UEFA for the job they’ve been putting together.”
With the Premier League agreeing VAR to be introduced by a week UEFA is the key competition organiser in world football\.
It has been suggested that UEFA may try to roll out VAR for the Champions League’s quarter-finals, which start on April 9, although the clubs are keen to present the machine when you can, which may be the first knockout round starting on February 12.
The 32-team knockout round of the Europa League begins on February 14\.