Brazil coach Dunga on Monday drafted Benfica attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca in place of Paris Saint Germain`s Lucas Moura for Wednesday`s friendly date with Turkey, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said.
Brazil coach Dunga named fresh defensive blood Wednesday in the shape of CSKA Moscow defender Mario Fernandes and Inter Milan defender Dodo in naming his squad for an Asian tour comprising games aganst Argentina and Japan in Beijing and Singapore.
Brazil coach Dunga can be satisfied with his first few weeks back in charge of the national side emerging from the ashes of the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Wednesday after an overnight friendly win over Ecuador.
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari refused to be drawn into a comparison between his forward Neymar and Argentina`s four-times world player of the year Lionel Messi, saying he would offer a definitive answer in 15 years.
Brazil`s players must keep playing regularly at club level, even if it is in the "tenth division", and put their country ahead of financial concerns if they want to keep their places in the team for the World Cup, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said on Tuesday.