Brazil national coach Tita will have to do without an injured Neymar, but still has enough firepower in his 25 players squad for the international friendlies against Russia in Moscow on March 23 and against Germany on March 27.
With this window the last before the expanded squad is announced in late-May, Tita has included newcomers in FC Valencia goalkeeper Neto, Besiktas attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca, and Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose, while Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred and Gremio captain Pedro Geromel are also getting a chance to impress with Juventus left-back Alex Sandro and Manchester City full-back Danilo omitted from the squad.
Alisson (AS Roma), Ederson (Manchester City), Neto (FC Valencia)
Dani Alves (Paris St. Germain), Pedro Geromel (Gremio Porto Alegre), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (Paris St. Germain), Miranda (Inter Milan), Fagner (Corinthians), Rodrigo Caio (FC Sao Paulo), Thiago Silva (Paris St. Germain)
Casemiro (Real Madrid), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Fred (Shakhtar Donetzk), Paulinho (FC Barcelona), Philippe Coutinho (FC Barcelona), Renato Augusto (Beijing Guoan), Anderson Talisca (Besiktas), Willian (FC Chelsea)
Douglas Costa (Juventus Turin), Roberto Firmino (FC Liverpool), Gabriel Jesus (Manchester City), Taison (Shakhtar Donetzk), Willian Jose (Real Sociedad San Sebastian)