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FIFA chief Wenger seeks to change VAR law

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has lodged a bid to change the VAR laws surrounding offsides.

Now FIFA's head of global development, Wenger wants a player to be ruled onside if any part of the body which can score a goal is level or behind the last defender, even if other parts of their body are between the last defender and the goal.

He told The Sun: "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.

"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."

The current law states a player is in an offside position if: "Any part of the head, body or feet is in the opponents' half (excluding the halfway line) and any part of the head, body or feet is nearer to the opponents' goal line than both the ball and the second-last opponent."

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