Int’l Friendly: Neymar returns as Brazil names strong 23-man squad for Eagles

Ahead of next month double header friendlies against African giants Senegal and Nigeria, former world champions Brazil have named a star-studded 23-man squad for the encounter which will take place in Singapore. Head Coach Tite handed a recall to Paris Saint German star Neymar after the forward missed this month’s friendlies against Colombia and Peru…”
Yusuf
September 21, 2019 8:54 am

Ahead of next month double header friendlies against African giants Senegal and Nigeria, former world champions Brazil have named a star-studded 23-man squad for the encounter which will take place in Singapore.

Head Coach Tite handed a recall to Paris Saint German star Neymar after the forward missed this month’s friendlies against Colombia and Peru with the duo of Rodrigo Caio of Flamengo and Renan Lodi of Atletico Madrid replacing Fagner and Jorge who were both dropped from the last round of matches.

There was also no place for Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker who continues to recover from injury with Tite also handing a fresh call-up to Atletico Paranaense goalkeeper who replaces 22-year-old Ivan who was overlooked for the encounters.

In all, the Samba Boys have gone with a selection of three goalkeepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and six attackers.

Full Squad:

 

Goalkeepers: Ederson (Manchester City), Weverton (Palmeiras), Santos (Athletico PR)

 

Defenders: Daniel Alves (Sao Paulo), Danilo (Juventus), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Renan Lodi (Atletico Madrid), Thiago Silva (PSG), Marquinhos (PSG), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Rodrigo Caio (Flamengo).

 

Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid, Arthur (Barcelona), Fabinho (Liverpool), M. Henrique (Gremio), Coutinho (Bayern Munich), Lucas Paqueta (AC Milan).

 

Attackers: Everton (Gremio), Firmino (Liverpool), Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo), Richarlison (Everton), Neymar (PSG), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City).

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