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Injured Silva in Brazil Copa America squad

AFP  |  Rio de Janeiro 

Hosts included injured defender in their squad for the Copa America, announced on Friday.

Saint-Germain's Silva, 34, has been suffering from a knee issue since mid-April but Brazil's physio said the former could be in a "good condition" by May 28.

The world's most was also included having returned from more than two months on the sidelines with a foot problem.

There was no space for Tottenham's hero despite his hat-trick in last week's semi-final second leg against nor for Real Madrid youngster

is included in the 23-man group after an impressive season in the English top flight.

The eight-time winners face Bolivia, and in the group stage, which start on June 14, after two friendlies against and


Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool/ENG), Ederson (Manchester City/ENG), Cassio (Corinthians) Defenders: (Saint-Germain/FRA), Fagner (Corinthians), (Juventus/ITA), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid/ESP), (Saint-Germain/FRA), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), (Inter Milan/ITA), Eder Militao (Porto/POR) Midfielders: Casmeiro (Real Madrid/ESP), Fernandinho (Manchester City/ESP), Arthur (Barcelona/ESP), Allan (Napoli/ITA) Forwards: (AC Milan/ITA), (Barcelona/ESP), (Paris Saint-Germain/FRA), Everton (Gremio), (Ajax/NED), (Everton/ENG), (Liverpool/ENG), (Manchester City, ENG).

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 22:36 IST