Premier League clubs have agreed to five substitutes per team in games, set to be implemented from the 2022/23 season onwards.
“From next season, clubs will be permitted to use five substitutions, to be made on three occasions during a match, with an additional opportunity at half-time,” a statement from Premier League read.
The Premier League has also confirmed that the summer transfer window will open on June 10 and will close at 11 pm on September 1.
“It was also confirmed that the Summer 2022 Transfer Window will open on 10 June and will close at 23:00 BST on 1 September in line with other European leagues,” the statement continued.
Twice weekly Covid testing will be scrapped from April 4th. Testing of players and staff will move to symptomatic testing only.
Other key updates include the removal of the requirement for clinical passports to access previously restricted areas at training grounds and on matchdays as the Premier League returns to business-as-usual operations.
Premier League Shareholders met today and discussed a range of matters.
Clubs agreed to change the rules relating to substitute players. From next season, clubs will be permitted to use five substitutions.
— Premier League (@premierleague) March 31, 2022