Premier League table without VAR: Where Man Utd, Man City, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham would sit - gallery

The Premier League season is only four games old but there has been plenty VAR controversy already.

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag was left angered by VAR's decision to disallow Alejandro Garnacho's goal at Arsenal as more refereeing controversy enveloped the Premier League last weekend.

The Red Devils thought they had claimed all three points at the Emirates Stadium only to see Garnacho's late finish chalked off for a marginal offside.

In the same game, Arsenal had a penalty cancelled after it was ruled there was no foul on Kai Havertz by Aaron Wan-Bissaka after the hour. The hosts eventually won the game 3-1 with two goals deep into stoppage time.

Meanwhile, Manchester City picked up a 5-1 victory over Fulham but their win was not without controversy as Nathan Ake headed City 2-1 ahead but the hosts were angered after Manuel Akanji, who was stood in an offside position, attempted to kick the ball as it found its way past Bernd Leno.

Pep Gurdiola's side went on to claim a comfortable win thanks to a second-half Erling Haaland hat-trick but the striker himself admitted the hosts' second goal should not have stood.

“I think it was offside as well,” the Norwegian told beIN Sports. “I feel bad for them, I would be fuming after this as well. It must be a horrible feeling for them.”

There have been other incidents this season which have left fans and players frustrated by a lack of involvement from VAR. Following the controversy we have looked at how the early table might look without the involvement of Stockley Park.

Factoring in VAR decisions that led to goals being disallowed or awarded by the technology, including via penalties, here’s how the table might look as things stand...

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