DOHA, Qatar – Brazil have suffered two more damage setbacks in advance of the Planet Cup spherical-of-16 clash towards South Korea with equally Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles dominated out of the rest of the event, the country’s football affiliation claimed Saturday.
Jesus and Telles each picked up knocks in Brazil’s 1- defeat to Cameroon on Friday. Telles was substituted in the 54th moment with Jesus leaving the pitch 10 minutes later on.
“Players Alex Telles and Gabriel Jesus underwent tests Saturday morning accompanied by group medical doctor Rodrigo Lasmar and a MRI on their ideal knees verified the extent of the accidents and the impossibility of recovery in time to take part in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,” the CBF explained in a assertion.
The news will occur as a enormous blow for the two, but also for their club sides. Jesus’ Arsenal are best of the Leading League and will want their star striker in shape for when the level of competition resumes just after the Globe Cup. Telles is on mortgage at Sevilla from Manchester United.
Resources explained to ESPN Gabriel Jesus will continue to be with Brazil in Qatar but Arsenal are in get in touch with and assume updates on his problem to be communicated in due training course.
In the meantime, Brazil continue to observe the conditioning of Neymar, who experienced an ankle damage in the gain in opposition to Serbia, but resources instructed ESPN the Entire world Cup favourites are assured Danilo will be suit to facial area South Korea on Monday with Alex Sandro also predicted to recover in time.
On Saturday, Neymar returned to schooling on the pitch for the initially time since struggling an ankle damage in Brazil’s 2- win over Serbia, warming up with his teammates and taking part in drills prior to executing distinct restoration operate accompanied by energy coach Ricardo Rosa.
Neymar posted an Instagram message afterwards on Saturday, stating “Confirmed I come to feel superior, I realized that I would now ✋🏽😜🤚🏽” and also posted “Power and Religion” messages of encouragement for Gabriel Jesus and Telles in his Instagram Tales.
If neither Neymar nor Danilo can play, centre again Marquinhos could swap to the left and 39-yr-previous Dani Alves, who became the oldest Brazilian to start out a Globe Cup match from Cameroon, could be tried using out on the correct. If Tite opts to use True Madrid centre back Eder Militao as a total-back, as he did in the absence of Danilo in opposition to Switzerland, Brazil would have no other defenders to sit on the bench.
Dani Alves claimed Friday’s defeat really should come as a wake-up phone for Brazil.
“It’s a warning signal,” he claimed. “There is no weak rival. Right here is the lesson, we will need to keep switched on through the match. 1 element and it is really around.
“We conclude nowadays with the emotion that a gorgeous working day slipped through the palms of us gamers who were not participating in considerably.”