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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'couldn't believe' five subs rule in the Premier League was scrapped with Man United boss saying players' physical and mental welfare crucial in 'most demanding season of all' as his side prepare to take on Arsenal Premier League clubs were allowed to make five subs per game after restart But the temporary rule was scrapped at the beginning of the current campaign boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer couldn't believe rule changed He pointed out players' wellbeing is more important than ever in hectic season United host Arsenal on Sunday as they hope to build on RB Leipzig thrashing 

By Chris Wheeler for MailOnline

Published: 10:25 GMT, 30 October 2020 | Updated: 10:29 GMT, 30 October 2020

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is shocked that Premier League clubs voted against keeping the five substitutes rule, and has warned it could jeopardise players' health.

The measure was introduced as part of Project Restart to help top-flight teams finish last season after it was put on hold by the Covid pandemic.

However, clubs voted in August to revert to three substitutes this season and Solskjaer has hit out at the decision.   

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes five substitutions should be permitted in Premier League games as was the case during the last part of last season

manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes five substitutions should be permitted in Premier League games as was the case during the last part of last season

Edinson Cavani and Paul Pogba prepare to come on during Manchester United's win over RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Wednesday night

Edinson Cavani and Paul Pogba prepare to come on during 's win over RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Wednesday night

United will be hoping to build on Wednesday night's 5-0 thrashing of RB Leipzig this Sunday

United will be hoping to build on Wednesday night's 5-0 thrashing of RB Leipzig this Sunday

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