Brazil coach names 15 players for 2018 World Cup

Brazil coach, Tite, has already named 15 of the 23 players he will be taking to the World Cup in the summer.

UoL Esporte reports that Tite’s selection includes four Premier League players.

Liverpool forward, Roberto Firmino, makes the cut after a fine season which has seen him score 20 goals for the Reds in all competitions.

He’s joined by the Manchester City duo of Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus, as well as the Chelsea winger Willian.

The remaining 11 players are the Paris Saint-Germain quartet of Neymar, Dani Alves, Marquinhos and Thiago Silva, Barcelona duo Philippe Coutinho and Paulinho, Real Madrid pair Marcelo and Casemiro, Roma goalkeeper Alisson, Inter Milan defender Miranda and Beijing Guoan midfielder Renato Augusto.

The 15 men who will “definitely” be in Brazil’s World Cup squad:

Alisson (Roma)

Dani Alves (PSG)

Thiago Silva (PSG)

Marquinhos (PSG)

Miranda (Inter)

Marcelo (Real Madrid)

Casemiro (Real Madrid)

Fernandinho (Manchester City)

Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan)

Paulinho (Barcelona)

Willian (Chelsea)

Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona)

Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City)

Roberto Firmino (Liverpool)

Neymar (PSG)

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