Six Barclays Premier League players have been included in Brazil's 74-man preliminary Olympic squad, according to O Globo newspaper.

Arsenal team-mates Gilberto Silva and Denilson are joined by Gilberto of north London rivals Tottenham, Manchester United's Anderson, Elano of Manchester City and Liverpool's Lucas.

The six are set to join the likes of Ronaldinho, Robinho, Adriano and Kaka although the list has not been confirmed by the Brazilian Football Confederation.