It is claimed video assistant referees (VAR) could be implemented in the Champions League from the quarter-final stage this season.

ItaSportPress cites a report in The Times, which states UEFA bosses were ‘impressed’ by how VAR improved the level of officiating during the World Cup in Russia.

Although UEFA chief Aleksandar Ceferin had previously ruled out its use in the Champions League, the governing body would be ‘seriously considering’ adopting it for the final three knockout rounds.

It is claimed video assistant referees (VAR) could be implemented in the Champions League from the quarter-final stage this season.

ItaSportPress cites a report in The Times, which states UEFA bosses were ‘impressed’ by how VAR improved the level of officiating during the World Cup in Russia.

Although UEFA chief Aleksandar Ceferin had previously ruled out its use in the Champions League, the governing body would be ‘seriously considering’ adopting it for the final three knockout rounds.

The publications conclude a decision will be made at the end of September, with a meeting on the issue scheduled for next week.

Juventus President Andrea Agnelli has campaigned for VAR in Europe’s premier club competition ever since his club were controversially eliminated by Real Madrid in the quarter-finals last season.

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