The interim coach of the Brazilian team, Ramón Menezes, summoned this Sunday attacker Yuri Alberto and defender Bremer to replace the injured Richarlison and Marquinhos, respectively, in next Saturday’s friendly with Morocco in Tangier.
Bremer, from Juventus, returns to the national team after having played the World Cup in Qatar 2022 while yuri albertoa young promise from Corinthians who turned 22 this Saturday, He will have his first opportunity at Canarinha.
The substitutions were announced by Menezes after disembarking in the early hours of this Sunday together with the other members of the technical commission of the team in Tangier, where the 23 summoned will concentrate from Monday to prepare for the first friendly in Brazil after their elimination in the quarterfinals of the World Cup.
Menezes, who temporarily remains in command of the team due to the delay of the Brazilian Football Confederation to replace Tite, who resigned after the World Cup, had to modify his squad list after the injuries suffered by the indisputable Marquinhos and Richarlison.
Marquinhos, from Paris Saint Germain, is recovering from an injury to his abdominal muscles. Meanwhile, Tottenham striker Richarlison suffered an injury in Saturday’s Premier League game with Southampton and “left the pitch crying,” the Confederation said in a statement.
The 23 called up for the friendly will focus on Monday in Tangier, where they will have five days to train, since Menezes chose to only schedule a friendly in the FIFA March window and take advantage of the rest of the time to prepare the team. .
Among those called up are ten debutants with the Canarinha, including Vitor Roque and Andrey Santos, stars of Brazil in the South American Sub 20, and who will join established players such as Vinícius Júnior, Rodrygo, Casemiro and Éder Militao.
Neymar will miss the friendly due to injury. With the departure of Marquinhos and Richarlison, the squad for the friendly only includes ten of those who played in the World Cup.
Menezes, champion with Brazil of the South American Sub 20 this year in Colombia, summoned five of the players youth team.