Manchester United, Arsenal, Manchester City targets in Brazil Olympic squad 2016

June 29, 2016 at 14:19 4 comments

Gabriel Jesus

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Brazil coach Rogério Micale has revealed his provisional list of 18 players for Rio’s Olympic games. The squad includes three overage players: Neymar (Barcelona), Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich) and 37-year-old keeper Fernando Prass (Palmeiras). Brazil have until 14th July to confirm their squad.
Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Barbosa are included. The pair have been linked with some of Europe’s biggest sides including a number of Premier League clubs.
Brazil will play a friendly against Japan in Goiânia 30th July. They start their Olympics campaign versus South Africa 4th August in Brasilia. Three days later they face Iraq also at the Mane Garrincha, then Denmark 10th August in the Fonte Nova in Bahia.
Goalkeepers: Fernando Prass (Palmeiras), Uilson (Atlético-MG)
Defenders: Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Rodrigo Caio (São Paulo), Zeca (Santos), Douglas Santos (Atlético-MG), Luan (Vasco), William (Internacional)
Midfielders: Rafinha Alcântara (Barcelona), Rodrigo Dourado (Internacional), Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk), Thiago Maia (Santos), Felipe Anderson (Lazio)
Forwards: Neymar (Barcelona), Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich), Gabriel Jesus (Palmeiras), Gabriel (Santos), Luan (Grêmio)

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