The Premier League have today released the following statement regarding VAR and substitute players for the 2020/21 season.

Following the restart of the league in June, clubs could make five subs per match from a maximum of nine players on the bench. That will no longer be the case.

The Premier League's statement reads:

'At the Premier League’s Annual General Meeting today, Shareholders agreed to rules relating to VAR and substitute players for the 2020/21 season.'Shareholders unanimously approved the implementation of VAR, in line with the full FIFA VAR protocol.'Clubs also agreed to revert back to using up to three substitute players per match, with a maximum of seven substitutes on the bench.'