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'Alves' replacement Fagner will be fit for World Cup'

IANS  |  Rio de Janeiro 

right-back Conserva could be a replacement for veteran for the upcoming in Russia, the said on Sunday.

said that their doctor believes will be fit for the tournament which kicks off on June 14, reports

Fagner, who plays for Corinthians, has been ruled out since April 29 when he picked up a

will announce his 23-man squad on Monday in

Brazil is in Group E with Switzerland, Costa Rica, and and they will take on in their opening game on June 17.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 21:26 IST
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