February 28, 2024

Examinations indicate injury, and Nino, from Fluminense, has been omitted from the friendlies for selection in Europe Brazilian national team

Defender Nino was left out of the friendlies in Brazil’s selection against Guinea and Senegal. The Fluminense player suffered an adductor muscle injury in his right thigh last Sunday, in a 2-2 draw with Goias. Examinations in Rio de Janeiro on Monday morning confirmed the problem.

Nino left the field crying in Goiás vs Fluminense – Picture: Heber Gomes/AGIF

The CBF announced the cut Monday afternoon, but has not yet announced who will replace Nino.

In FIFA history in March, Ramon Menezes Marquinhos lost to injury and invited Bremer, from Juventus, to replace him. However, the European players have already been on vacation for a week or so.

Nino was substituted in the 21st minute of the second half, and left the field in tears. This will be the 26-year-old defender’s first chance in the main squad.

Nino leaves the stadium crying after the injury

Brazil will meet Guinea, on Saturday, at the Cornella El Prat Stadium of Espanyol in Barcelona, ​​Spain. On Tuesday, they will face Senegal, at the José Alvalade Stadium, home of Sporting, in Lisbon, Portugal.

Other defenders available to Ramon Menezes are Marquinhos, Eder Militao and Ibanez.

Check out Brazil’s squad for the friendlies:

  • goalkeepersAlisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City) and Everton (Palmeiras).
  • sidesDanilo (Juventus), Fenderson (Monaco), Alex Telles (Sevilla), Ayrton Lucas (Flamingo);
  • quarterback: Ibanez (Roma), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain);
  • Midfielders: Andre (Fluminense), Bruno Guimaraes (Newcastle), Casemiro (Manchester United), Joelinton (Newcastle), Lucas Paqueta (West Ham) and Rafael Vega (Palmeiras);
  • attackersMalcom (Zenit), Pedro (Flamengo), Richarlison (Tottenham Hotspur), Rodrygo (Real Madrid), Rooney (Palmeiras) and Vinny Junior (Real Madrid).