Fiorentina Defender Diks Doesn’t Want To See VAR’s Use Exaggerated Following Incident In Game With Inter

Fiorentina Defender Diks Doesn’t Want To See VAR’s Use Exaggerated Following Incident In Game With Inter
September 27, 2018 10:30
( )

In an interview with Elf Voetbal in his native Netherlands, Fiorentina defender Kevin Diks has called for VAR to not be exaggerated like he feels it is in American Football following the controversial VAR decision that awarded Inter a penalty in Tuesday night’s victory over La Viola.

“I think the touch of the hand was quite questionable. VAR came into action but for me it was not a penalty kick but if the referee decides without doubts that it is, you just have to keep playing,” he said.

“Obviously VAR is fine when, for example, a violent act is committed but we should not exaggerate its use. I watch NFL [American Football’s biggest league] and their equivalent to VAR intervenes too often, in this way the sport becomes less and less a contact sport and in my opinion this should not be what VAR is used for. Football must remain a contact sport, and with VAR often taking too long, it also causes greater pressure from the public.”

Cammy Anderson
By Cammy Anderson

Inter Defender Rizzo Rues Primavera Final Defeat: “My Heart Will Always Be Black & Blue”

June 18, 2019 06:30
( )

Inter’s Primavera defender Nicholas Rizzo last night told supporters ‘my heart will always be black and blue’ in an emotional Instagram post. Rizzo played at…

Steven Zhang Celebrates New Inter Offices: “Let’s Rock The World!”

June 18, 2019 04:30
( )

Inter president Steven Zhang took to social media last night to celebrate the club’s move to their new headquarters in Milan. The Nerazzurri left Corso…

Javier Zanetti Welcomes Inter Supporters Into Club’s New Milan Offices

June 18, 2019 02:30
( )

Inter’s vice-president Javier Zanetti today welcomed supporters into the club’s new offices in Milan with a message on Twitter. The Nerazzurri completed a move to…

Ex-Inter Midfielder Van Der Meyde: “Let’s Hope Lukaku Can Join The Nerazzurri”

June 18, 2019 00:30
( )

Former Inter midfielder Andy van der Meyde has backed the club’s pursuit of Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku. Van der Meyde spent two seasons with…

Inter Striker Pinamonti Has Interest From 18 Clubs Across Europe

June 17, 2019 23:00
( )

Inter have received interest from 18 clubs across Europe for their striker Andrea Pinamonti, according to Pinamonti scored five goals in 27 appearances for…

Francesco Totti Confirms He Tried To Bring Inter Boss Antonio Conte To Roma

June 17, 2019 22:30
( )

Francesco Totti today confirmed he tried to bring Antonio Conte to Roma this summer, before he eventually agreed to join Inter. Totti held an hour-long…