UEFA is considering the introduction of video replay system (VAR) to European Cup matches already this season.
At the meeting of the organizing Committee of the organization on 3 December the decision on the introduction of video replays in the Champions League since February, when the start of the 1/8 finals, writes The Times.
The VAR system will also be used in the final tournament of the League of Nations, which will be held in June in Portugal.
As for Europa League, here are the replays, as planned, will enter only next season. There is an option that they can use at the end of the LE.
At the same time, the UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin, founder argues that the later date of introduction of VAR the following season, reports beIN Sports.
We began all the necessary preparations. The head of the judiciary UEFA Roberto Rosetti and his team work well. There are important moments – the work of judges and technical aspects. Expect a report next week. And then we’ll see if we can implement VAR. At the latest next season
said Ceferin, founder.
Recall that UEFA has announced the introduction of VAR in the Champions League from the season 2019/20.