Tite turns to new faces in latest Brazil squad

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Brazil vs Russia & Germany On Monday, Brazilian national team manager Tite announced his latest squad. 'Willian Jose has had two great seasons at Real Sociedad, really developing as a player.

Those games on 23 and 27 March will be Brazil's last warm-ups before heading to their base in Sochi, southern Russian Federation, for the World Cup starting 14 June.

This month's friendlies are to be the last tune-ups before the competition begins in June.

Doctors have yet to set a firm date for Neymar's return. Brazil take on Russian Federation and Germany in the next few weeks in a crucially important worldwide break.

The second match represents the first time Brazil and Germany have met since Germany's infamous 7-1 World Cup semi-final win over the Seleção in Belo Horizonte in 2014.

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The envisioned meeting would be a historic first between leaders of the two Cold War foes. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was out of the loop on this crucial decision.

"The final roster for World Cup was not released yet because everybody is still being evaluated".

Midfielders: Casemiro, Willian, Fernandinho, Fred, Anderson Talisca, Paulinho, Philippe Coutinho, Renato Augusto.

The squad includes a host of household names including Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho, Premier League attackers Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino, Chelsea ace Willian and Paris Saint-Germain defenders Dani Alves and Thiago Silva.

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