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Alex Telles reveals motivation behind leaving Man Utd for Sevilla

Alex Telles has said he left Manchester United in order to bolster his chances of selection for Brazil's World Cup squad.

The left-back joined Sevilla on a season-long loan after United signed Tyrell Malacia.

When asked by TNT Sports if it was to do with his World Cup hopes, he replied: "Obviously. If I say no, I'll be lying.

"I really believe in preparation. I know I'm on the radar, I know I was called for the last call-ups. So obviously having more and more minutes, playing as much as possible.

"So I'm exclusively focused on that preparation.

"I know it depends a lot on what I do at my club for me to be willing and always at a high level, so if I get called up for the national team, to be prepared."



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