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Liverpool to block Brazil and Portugal players from next month's international week

Liverpool plan to block their Brazil and Portugal players from taking part in international week next month.

FIFA have announced that clubs will now be able to stop players from travelling to represent their national sides if it will require them to quarantine when they get back.

The Daily Mail says Liverpool will take up the chance to keep their trio of Alisson, Fabinho and Roberto Firmino if they are called up by Brazil next month as well as Portugal's Diogo Jota.

Brazil and Argentina were set to call up all of their Premier League stars for next month's internationals.

If players do travel to South America to play, they would miss two rounds of Premier League action (April 3 and April 10) as well as the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final on April 6-7 and they would also be doubts for the return on April 13-14


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