The Much anticipated Friendly between Nigeria and Brazil in Singapore come October 13 has taken a new turn.
The Paris Saint Germaine star and Bayern Munich star Countinho have been included on the strong 23-man Selecao squad for the clash.
A statement release through the press by the coach shows that players from top leagues were included in the Brazil squad to make the team come out strong against the African giants.
A further breakdown of Selecao 23-man squad revealed that three shot-stoppers, eight defenders, six midfielders and six forward will fight for a starting role at the 55,000 capacity National Stadium in Singapore.
Premier league stars like Fabinho, Gabriel Jesus, and Ederson were listed in the 23-mam squad .
Below is the 23-man squad for Brazil
Brazil’s Selecao 23-man squad for Senegal’s Teranga and Nigeria’s Super Eagles games:
Goalkeepers (3) : Ederson (Manchester City), Santos (Athletico-PR), Weverton (Palmeiras)
Defenders (8) : Eder Militão (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (PSG), Rodrigo Caio (Flamengo), Thiago Silva (PSG), Alex Sandro (Juventus), Daniel Alves (São Paulo), Danilo (Juventus), Renan Lodi (Atlético de Madrid)
Midfielders (6) : Arthur (Barcelona), Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fabinho (Liverpool), Lucas Paquetá (Milan), Matheus Henrique (Grêmio), Philippe Coutinho (Bayern)
Strikers (6): Everton (Grêmio), Gabigol (Flamengo), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Neymar (PSG), Richarlison (Everton), Roberto Firmino (Liverpool).
Brazil will also use the same squad to play against the Teranga of Senegal by October 10.