Video: Arsenal legend calls for change after incidents involving Spurs and Man City

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Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour has insisted the handball rule cannot continue next season following two controversial incidents yesterday.

Tottenham thought they had levelled the score just minutes after Sheffield United had gone ahead at Bramall Lane.

Harry Kane calmly finished beyond Dean Henderson only for the goal to be chalked off.  In the build up to the goal Lucas Moura was nudged in the back by Sander Berge and forced to the ground where Blades defender John Egan booted the ball into the Brazilian and it arrived at the feet of Kane.

VAR official Michael Oliver adjudged that the ball had hit the hand of Moura to the frustration of the Spurs players and backroom staff.  

Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez had a sublime finish in stoppage time ruled out by a VAR review for handball in their 4-0 demolition of Liverpool.

While Parlour admits that both goals should have been ruled out due to the current laws, he has called for change.

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