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Brazil name Neymar, Firmino, Jesus, Fabinho, Alves in heavyweight squad for Nigeria friendly

Brazil have named a strong squad for their friendly matches against Nigeria and Senegal in October.
The five-time world champions will face the African giants in high-profile friendlies in Singapore next month. They play Senegal first on 10 October before battling Nigeria three days later.
The 23-man Brazil squad is headlined by Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar, who missed the Copa America triumph in the summer due to injury.
Also included in the star-studded squad include Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson, PSG centre-backs Thiago Silva and Marquinos, as well as Juventus pair Alex Sandro and Danilo.
Veteran right-back Dani Alves, Liverpool’s Fabinho and Firmino, along with Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, Real Madrid’s Casemiro and Eder Militao plus Bayern Munich midfielder Coutinho are also in the heavyweight squad.
The Super Eagles finished third at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt in July where Senegal were runners-up.

Goalkeepers:
Ederson (Manchester City), Weverton (Palmeiras), Santos (Atletico Paranaense)

Defenders:
Dani Alves (Sao Paulo), Danilo (Juventus), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Renan Lodi (Atletico Madrid), Thiago Silva (PSG), Marquinhos (PSG), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Rodrigo Caio (Flamengo)

Midfielders:
Casemiro (Real Madrid), Arthur (Barcelona), Fabinho (Liverpool), Matheus Henrique (Gremio), Philippe Coutinho (Bayern Munich), Lucas Paqueta (AC Milan)

Forwards:
Everton (Gremio), Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool), Neymar (PSG), Richarlison (Everton), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City).

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