sport news Arsene Wenger wants FIFA World Cup to happen every TWO years from 2028

sport news Arsene Wenger wants FIFA World Cup to happen every TWO years from 2028
sport news Arsene Wenger wants FIFA World Cup to happen every TWO years from 2028
Arsene Wenger wants FIFA World Cup to happen every TWO years from 2028 with mandatory rest periods to protect players... claiming fans want 'high-stakes' competitions and insisting there is NO financial motive for his plan Arsene Wenger called for the FIFA World Cup to take place every two years Wenger is FIFA global head of development and said it could happen from 2028  Wenger, 71, said fans want 'high-stakes, easy-to-understand competitions'

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Arsene Wenger has called for a dramatic overhaul of international football that would see the FIFA World Cup taking place every two years from 2028.

The former Arsenal manager, who is now FIFA's head of global development, has spoken about his desire to change the world football calendar for some time, and has now revealed how he believes the new system could work. 

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Wenger's proposals are focused on reducing the amount of international fixtures in the calendar, and he has suggested that there would be a single period in each year for international qualifiers.  

Arsene Wenger (left), pictured with Jurgen Klopp, has called for the World Cup every two years

Arsene Wenger (left), pictured with Jurgen Klopp, has called for the World Cup every two years

Wenger proposed one period of qualifiers in a single year, and compulsory rests for players

Wenger proposed one period of qualifiers in a single year, and compulsory rests for players 

'The principle would be a grouping of qualifiers every year, and at the end of the season a major competition, World Cup or continental championship,' Wenger told L'Equipe in an interview published on Friday.

'Between the two qualifying windows, the player would stay in his club all year round.'

Wenger is keen for his proposals to come into effect in 2028, two years

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