Liverpool and Chelsea players in Brazil’s Copa America squad 2016

May 5, 2016 at 13:08 4 comments


Dunga has announced his 23 players for the Copa America in the USA between 3rd to 26th June.
Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho and Chelsea’s Willian have been called up.
Neymar was left out at Barcelona’s request. There was also no room for Kaká, Oscar, Lucas Moura or Paulo Henrique Ganso.
Brazil are in Group B alongside Ecuador, Haiti and Peru.
Dunga’s men will meet Panama in a friendly in Denver on May 29th. They begin their Copa America campaign against Ecuador on June 4th.

Brazil squad in full

Goalkeepers: Alisson (Internacional), Diego Alves (Valencia), Éderson (Benfica)
Wingbacks: Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Fabinho (Monaco), Filipe Luís (Atlético Madrid), Douglas Santos (Atlético Mineiro)
Centre-backs: Miranda (Inter Milan), Gil (Shandong Luneng), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Rodrigo Caio (São Paulo)
Defensive midfielders: Luiz Gustavo (Wolfsburg), Casemiro (Real Madrid), Elias (Corinthians).
Creative midfielders: Rafinha Alcântara (Barcelona), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Lucas Lima (Santos), Willian (Chelsea), Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich)
Forwards: Hulk (Zenit), Gabriel Barbosa (Santos), Ricardo Oliveira (Santos).


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