12 October 2021 – 16:57
According to Wenger, the measure could still arrive in time for the World Cup
FIFA development director, former French coach Arsène Wenger, said on Tuesday that football offside could be automatically detected in 2022, in time for the World Cup.
“There is a good chance that the offside will be automatic in 2022. (…) It will be one of the next big evolutions in refereeing”, explained the former coach, in a press conference, referring to one of the most controversial rules of the sport .
According to Wenger, that in April of this year it had already admitted this scenario, the measure may arrive in time for the World Cup in Qatar, with a new report on the matter to be expected by the end of the year, after which talks will begin with the International Board, which governs football laws.
By Record with Lusa
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