Premier League club captains have agreed to stop taking a knee before every match but reaffirmed their commitment to fight racism and discrimination.

Players and staff have been taking a knee prior to kickoff since the Premier League returned from the COVID-19 pandemic in June 2020 to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.

However, the Premier League announced on Wednesday that players will limit the number of times they take a knee before games for the upcoming season.

A statement read: "Ahead of the new season, Premier League club captains have reaffirmed their commitment to fighting racism and all forms of discrimination.