According to a new advance this Wednesday by the prestigious British newspaper The Times, the Premier League is preparing to make the rule of five substitutions permanent.
German Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has already spoken publicly about the issue, after criticizing the fact that during the Project restart England teams have been allowed to make five substitutions each game, in three separate periods, a rule dropped before the 2020/21 season, with clubs again only allowed to make three substitutions.
The famous German coach, with his usual frankness, has been very clear in the past on this subject: “We play Sunday, Wednesday, Saturday and Tuesday. It’s a horrible calendar. It is essential that we return to the five substitutions.
Despite the arguments presented by Jurgen Klopp, the teams at the bottom of the table were against it and claimed that the five substitutions favored the better clubs to have better teams and superior solutions on the bench.
It is certain that, as everything indicates, the Premier League is preparing to align itself with the other major European leagues, which have maintained the rule of five substitutions, and, from next season, the five substitutions should come into effect. force, a change which will be proposed and voted on on Thursday’s agenda.