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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

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.

‘This could be too much of an advantage for an attacker, because that obliges the defenders to play higher up.’

Wenger is also looking to alter set-pieces, including touch-free kicks and allowing…