Brazil coach Dunga stands by Fiorentina's Melo

Brazil coach Dunga says Fiorentina midfielder Felipe Melo remains in his plans, despite the player's five-match ban for brawling.

Brazil coach Dunga says Fiorentina midfielder Felipe Melo remains in his plans, despite the player's five-match ban for brawling.

"Felipe Melo is a quiet boy and must remain so," said Dunga. "I regret what has happened, certain things happen in football, and the hope is that in future this won't occur again.

"Felipe and the national team suit eachother, it's there for all to see. The important thing is that he continues to do well as he has done so far with Fiorentina."

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