Brazil recall David Luiz
12:00 AM, May 21, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:58 PM, May 21, 2017

Brazil recall David Luiz

Brazil coach Tite on Friday recalled Chelsea defender David Luiz to his squad for two upcoming friendlies despite his team having secured nine wins in nine games without him.

The former PSG defender last played for Brazil in March 2016 when Dunga was still at the helm and he was blamed for two errors in a 2-2 draw with Uruguay.

Brazil have two upcoming friendlies in Melbourne against Argentina and Australia June 9 and 13.

The first side to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Brazil go Down Under resting several top players.

SQUAD

GOALKEEPERS

Diego Alves (Valencia/ESP), Weverton (Atlético Paranaense), Ederson (Benfica/POR)

DEFENDERS

David Luiz (Chelsea/ENG), Gil (Shandong Luneng/CHN), Jemerson (Monaco/FRA), Rodrigo Caio (São Paulo), Thiago Silva (PSG/FRA), Alex Sandro (Juventus/ITA), Fagner (Corinthians), Filipe Luís (Atlético de Madrid/ESP), Rafinha (Bayern Munich/GER)

MIDFIELDERS

Fernandinho (Man City/ENG), Giuliano (Zenit/RUS), Lucas Lima (Santos), Paulinho (Guangzhou Evergrande/CHN), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool/ENG), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan/CHN), Rodriguinho (Corinthians), Willian (Chelsea/ENG)

STRIKERS

Diego Souza (Sport Recife), Douglas Costa (Bayern Munich/GER), Gabriel Jesus (Man City/ENG), Taison (Shakhtar Donetsk/UKR)

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