Barcelona’s Neymar, Dani Alves, Chelsea’s Luiz named in strong Brazil squad for Australia clash

Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has named a strong Brazil squad for their international friendly with Australia next month.

Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has named a strong Brazil squad for their international friendly with Australia next month.

A Selecao take on the Socceroos in Brasilia on September 7 before heading to Boston to meet Portugal three days later with Scolari bringing together a star-studded group for the double header.

Barcelona pair Neymar and Dani Alves, Chelsea trio David Luiz, Ramires and Oscar and Zenit St Petersburg ace Hulk have all been included in the squad to tackle Holger Osieck’s Socceroos and Paulo Bento’s Portuguese in September.

Brazil squad for Australia and Portugal friendlies in September

Goalkeepers

Julio Cesar (Queens Park Rangers)
Jefferson (Botafogo)

Defenders

Dani Alves (Barcelona)
Maicon (Roma)
Marcelo (Real Madrid)
Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain)
Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain)
David Luiz (Chelsea)
Dante (Bayern Munich)
Henrique (Palmeiras)

Midfielders

Fernando (Shakhtar Donetsk)
Hernanes (Lazio)
Luiz Gustavo (Wolfsburg)
Paulinho (Tottenham)
Ramires (Chelsea)
Oscar (Chelsea)

Forwards

Jo (Atletico Mineiro)
Lucas (Paris Saint-Germain)
Hulk (Zenit St Petersburg)
Bernard (Shakhtar Donetsk)
Fred (Fluminense)
Neymar (Barcelona)

 
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