May 17, 2018
Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico unveil preliminary squads
- Brazil coach Tite has unveiled a 23-man provisional squad
- Argentina and Mexico also announced preliminary squads for Russia 2018
- Final 23-man squad lists will be published by FIFA on 4 June
Five-time world champions Brazil have named a provisional 23-player squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
Tite’s list includes Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, as well as Manchester City defender Danilo, who replaces the injured Dani Alves. Shakhtar Donetsk forward Taison also made the preliminary squad for the South American giants.
All squads are provisional until the final list of 23 players is announced by FIFA, following their submission by participating teams, on 4 June.
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Roma, Italy), Ederson (Manchester City, England), Cassio (Corinthians);
Defenders: Miranda (Inter Milan, Italy), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain, France), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain, France), Marcelo (Real Madrid, Spain), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid, Spain), Fagner (Corinthians), Pedro Geromel (Gremio), Danilo (Manchester City, England);
Midfielders: Casemiro (Real Madrid, Spain), Fernandinho (Manchester City, England), Paulinho (Barcelona, Spain), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan, China PR), Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona, Spain), Willian (Chelsea, England), Fred (Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine);
Forwards: Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City, England), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool, England), Douglas Costa (Juventus, Italy), Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk, Ukraine), Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain, France).