Brazil name injured Neymar in World Cup squad

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Other usual suspects, including Coutinho, Gabriel Jesus, Marcelo, Thiago Silva, Willian, and prodigious Shakhtar Donetsk attacking duo of Fred and Taison, were called up for the summer tournament.

Brazil doctor Rodrigo Lasmar said in a news conference in Rio de Janeiro he examined Neymar on the weekend and the results were positive.

"We will be a good deal stronger with Neymar".

"I'm giving these details to you a little bit before Tite, but only to tell you that he'll be working to get back all conditions and of playing with the group".

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The Premier League is also the best-represented division in the squad as the additions of Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino and Chelsea winger Willian bring its count to six.

"At first, Gabriel Jesus is our starter. But Roberto Firmino will fight for that position in top form", Tite said. Tite said he needs "a pacemaker" in the team, which he has not received from Beijing Guoan's Renato Augusto.

"Brazil are one of the favorites because of the football we have played, our consistency, our aggressiveness, our goals and our quick transitional play", he said.

Neymar has been confirmed in a Brazil 23-man World Cup squad of few surprises. Real Madrid have two stars in the side with Marcelo and Casemiro, while Paulinho joins Barca team-mate Coutinho in the line-up.

Brazil will also play Austria on June 10, before their World Cup campaign begins a week later against Switzerland.

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