UEFA has confirmed several changes to club competition regulations from 2018/19 onwards, including additional substitutes in finals.
The Champions League and Europa League both begin a new three-year-cycle from next season, and a number of new rules were announced earlier in the year, following a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in Bratislava.
One of the newest additions to the rulebook, confirmed by UEFA on Tuesday, is the decision to allow teams to name 12 substitutes in the Champions League, Europa League and UEFA Super Cup finals, rather than the previous seven.
Furthermore should any knockout game go to extra-time, a fourth replacement is also allowed to be introduced in that period, which is a luxury that has never been afforded before.
Some of these new rules are sure to apply to Liverpool one way or another next season, but hopefully it is only the Champions League adjustments that will concern them.
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