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Arsenal Trio Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel ,Martinelli and Gabriel Magalhaes were left out of Brazil’s World Cup warm-up squad



Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Martinelli, and Gabriel Magalhaes are left out of the Brazil squad as brazil takes on Ghana and Tunisia in September ahead of the Qatar world cup; Tottenham’s Richarlison, Manchester United’s Anthony, and Liverpool’s Alisson, Fabninho, and Roberto Firmino inclusive.

These three players have been a crucial part of Arsenal’s great start to the season which has powered them to the top of the Premier League after six matches.

It is rather unfortunate that they will not play any role in the Brazil warm-up/pre-world cup matches against Tunisia and Ghana in September.

Tite included Flamengo striker Pedro, who is the top scorer in this season’s Copa Libertadores with 12 goals, as a new attacking option instead of Gabriel Jesus with three goals.

Brazil is set to experiment with two defenders called up for their first time, Roma’s Roger Ibanez and Juventus’ Gleison Bremer which leaves no space for Gabriel Jesus.

Highlighted below is Brazil warm-up squad

  • Goalkeepers: Ederson (Manchester City), Alisson (Liverpool), Weverton (Palmeiras)
  • Defenders: Roger Ibaez (Roma), Thiago Silva (Chelsea), Danilo, Alex Sandro, Gleison Bremer (all Juventus), Alex Telles (Sevilla), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain)
  • Midfielders: Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo), Casemiro, Fred (Manchester United), Lucas Paquet (West Ham), Fabinho (Liverpool), Bruno Guimares (Newcastle)
  • Forwards: Pedro (Flamengo), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), Raphinha (Barcelona), Richarlison (Tottenham), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Antony (Manchester United), Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo (both Real Madrid), Matheus Cunha (Atletico Madrid).
  • The other most notable absences in the squad for Brazil’s last friendlies before the final World Cup squad is announced were defender midfielder Philippe Coutinho and Dani Alves while Martinelli, who has three goals this season, will be absent for the warm-up matches.
  • Liverpool’s Alisson, Fabinho, and Roberto Firmino have all been selected as Manchester United midfield pair Casemiro and Fred. There are also places for United’s £85m signing of Antony and West Ham’s club-record purchase of Lucas Paquet.
  • Chelsea center-back Thiago Silva, Newcastle midfielder Bruno Guimares and Tottenham’s Richarlison are also included.
  • Brazil is in Group G at the World Cup which starts in November in Qatar along with Serbia, Switzerland, and Cameroon.

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