Brazil manager Tite has named Botafago right-back Marcinho as replacement for Juventus defender, Danilo in his squad for the friendly games against Senegal and Nigeria, Completesports.com reports.
Danilo pulled out of the squad due to a muscle injury and will only return to action next month.
His replacement, Marcinho will have the chance to make his debut for the Selecao after impressing for Botafago this season.
“He is a young man with potentials and good technical quality. A lateral builder, as is the game model of the Brazilian national team,”Tite was quoted by the official website of the Brazilian Football Confederation.
The five-time world champions will begin preparation for the friendlies on October 6.
Tite’s men will face Senegal at the National Stadium, Singapore on October 10
and then take on the Super Eagles three days later at the same venue.
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