Coach Tite of Brazil announced the names of players who will play against Uruguay and Paraguay in the framework of the selection of the 2018 world Cup.
Once designated in the application was not for Chelsea defender David Luiz. The centre-back having a great season at Chelsea, but has not played for the national team from March 2016. Titus became the coach of Brazil in June last year and, therefore, never called Louis.
Among the Central defenders was a place in the application of Mine who plays for Chinese “Shandong Luneng”.
Also back in the squad ex-player of Werder Bremen, Atletico Madrid and some other clubs Diego Ribas da Cunha and midfielder of real Madrid Casemiro, who missed last 4 games due to injury.
In the application there was a place 5 players who previously played in the Ukrainian Premier League, Juliano (ex-“Dnipro”), Diego Souza (ex-“Metallist”), Fernandinho, Douglas Costa and Willian (all previously played for “Shakhtar”) .
They fully request looks like this:
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Roma), Weverton (“Atletico Paranaense”), Ederson (Benfica).
Defence: Gil (“Shandong Luneng”), Marquinhos, Thiago Silva (PSG), Miranda (inter), Dani Alves (Juventus), Fagner (Corinthians), Filipe Luis (“Atletico Madrid”), Marcelo (real Madrid).
Titus will not cause any of Shakhtar in Brazil
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fernandinho (Man City), Paulinho (“Guangzhou Evergrande”), Juliano (“Zenith”), Renato Augusto (“Bassin Guoan”), Diego (Flamengo), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool FC), Willian (Chelsea).
Forwards: Neymar (Barcelona), Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Diego Souza (“Sport Recife”).
Brazil will play against Uruguay on March 24 and 29 with Paraguay. After 12 matches, the national Team leads the standings with 27 points, 4 points ahead of Uruguay.