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La Liga may allow up to five subs per team in a push to restart

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The Royal Spanish Football Federation is proposing to La Liga the introduction of a new five substitutions rule as part of the post-COVID-19 restart.

La Liga is continuing its march towards resuming football as soon as possible.

The RFEF president Luis Rubiales today announced that he is proposing to Spain’s top division football organization La Liga the idea of increased substitutions.

The movement is part of an attempt to get football back up and running in Spain as soon as possible.

The RFEF is suggesting that there are some other stipulations to avoid time easting given there is the possibility of up to ten player changes in any one game.

The statement read:

“The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) will take to the Delegate Commission tomorrow the extension to 5 changes per team in matches.”

“These changes can be made in three moments of the match, with the aim of protecting the health of the players, after the limitations that the period of confinement has meant for their training.”

“The president of the RFEF, Luis Rubiales, made this announcement to the members of the Board of Directors.”

“It has been communicated to the League, through Javier Tebas, who has shown his support for the same.”