Felipe Anderson and Fabinho Called Into Brazil Squad
West Ham wide man Felipe Anderson has been called into the Brazil squad for friendlies against Panama and Czech Republic later this month.
The Seleção face Panama in Porto on Saturday, 23 rd March, before taking on Czech Republic in Prague on Tuesday, 26 th . Anderson is called by Tite for the first time.
Other new picks include Real Madrid’s Vinicius Junior and AC Milan’s Lucas Paquetá. Both Vinicius and Paquetá left Flamengo at the end of 2018 to pursue careers in Europe.
Neymar is injured and not included, while Dani Alves is called for the first time in 12 months after a knee injury. His inclusion means Fabinho is called as a midfielder rather than a back up right-back.
Full squad: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City), Weverton (Palmeiras); Dani Alves (PSG), Danilo (Manchester City), Thiago Silva (PSG), Marquinhos (PSG), João Miranda (Inter Milan), Eder Militão (São Paulo), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Alex Sandro (Juventus); Casemiro (Real Marid), Arthur (Barcelona), Allan (Napoli), Fabinho (Liverpool), Phillipe Coutinho (Barcelona), Felipe Anderson (West Ham United), Lucas Paquetá (AC Milan), Richarlison (Everton), Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Everton (Grêmio).