Gianni Infantino unveils plans to increase World Cup to 40 or 48 teams
• Fifa president is adamant more teams will not dilute the tournament
• Infantino said there was a positive feeling at Fifa towards expansion
The Fifa president, Gianni Infantino, has defended his derided World Cup expansion plan and backed the idea of more than one country co-hosting the tournament in order to keep costs down.
Following the first meeting of the newly rebranded and expanded Fifa Council, which replaced the discredited executive committee, Infantino unveiled a vision document named “Fifa 2.0” and a slew of targets and plans.