The Premier League has issued the following statement in advance of next season...
“At the Premier League's Annual General Meeting today [Thursday], shareholders agreed to rules relating to VAR and substitute players for the 2020/21 season.
“Shareholders unanimously approved the implementation of VAR, in line with the full FIFA VAR protocol.
“Clubs also agreed to revert back to using up to three substitute players per match, with the maximum of seven substitutes on the bench.”
The Premier League 2020/21 season is due to start on 12 September and end on 23 May.