Liverpool and Chelsea players in Brazil squad for Ecuador and Colombia matches September 2016

August 22, 2016 at 14:47 1 comment


Tite has announced his first squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador on 1st September and Colombia six days later.
Seven of the squad that won the Olympic gold at the weekend have been called up (Neymar, Renato Augusto, Weverton, Rodrigo Caio, Marquinhos, Gabigol Barbosa and Gabriel Jesus).
Former Tottenham player, Paulinho, gets a recall. Corinthians right-back Fagner, and Atlético Mineiro’s defensive midfielder Rafael Carioca, have been included for the first time.
Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho, and Chelsea’s Willian, have also been called up.
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Roma), Marcelo Grohe (Grêmio), Weverton (Atlético-PR)
Centre-backs: Gil (Shandong Luneng), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Miranda (Inter Milan), Rodrigo Caio (São Paulo)
 Daniel Alves (Juventus), Fagner (Corinthians), Filipe Luís (Atlético Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid), Giuliano (Zenit), Lucas Lima (Santos), Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Rafael Carioca (Atlético-MG), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Willian (Chelsea)
Forwards: Gabriel Barbosa (Santos), Gabriel Jesus (Palmeiras), Neymar (Barcelona), Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk)

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