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In April of last year the championship groups voted against implantation, but this tournament has made several trials in some games, no impact on the game.

Premier League clubs agreed to use Video Arbitration (VAR) for next season, according to media reports on Thursday.

Now, the highest English football class will make a formal application to FIFA and the IFAB to be able to apply it formally from next season. (Read here: The day VAR was used in Colombia when it was not there yet)

Although in April last year the championship groups voted against implantation, this season has been several tests in a few games, no impact on the game.

VAR has already been approved by competitions such as the Spanish League, the German Bundesliga and the French League, and the latest World Cup in Russia.

The Champions League is rejecting it for this season but will come into force for next year. Also on this side of the world, Conmebol has decided to use it from the Copa Sudamericana quarter-finals and the Copa Libertadores semifinals. (You may be interested in: Santa Fe vs. Cali, the first fight with VAR in Colombia)

In a statement, the prime minister confirmed that the trials will continue throughout this campaign.

The inclusion of VAR has been a recurring issue since the beginning of the competition, seeing the impact it has had on other championships. "In Italy, protests have dropped by 30% and simulations by 45%, players feel more cautious," said Velasco Carballo, Spain's president when this deterrence is important. VAR was installed in that country. (Also read: VAR arrives at the League of Spain)

In recent days he has returned as a hot topic for the angry complaints of Southampton player Charlie Austin, who canceled a target against Wattford with a decision he described as "joke".

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