sport news Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to replace throw-ins with 'kick-ins'

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to replace throw-ins with 'kick-ins' as he plans to radically freshen up the game in his new role at FIFA

By Dan Ripley for MailOnline

Published: 07:12 BST, 8 October 2020 | Updated: 07:16 BST, 8 October 2020

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Arsene Wenger is hoping to lead a revolution in football by radically altering the throw-in rule to allow players to kick the ball back into play.

The former Arsenal manager now works at FIFA after becoming Chief Head of Global Football Development last year, a role which helps along the process of rule and law changes in the game of football.

The 70-year-old's plans also look towards altering offsides which he hopes can lead to benefit attacking players.

'For the moment, you are offside if a part of your body that you can score with sits ahead of the body of a defender,' Wenger said.

'I would like it to be that there is no offside so long as a (single) body part which a player can score with is in line with the defender.

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