Neymar has returned to training and Brazil could recover a fundamental piece in the round of 16 of the World Cup

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While Brazil prays for the health of Pelehis team prepares for the round of 16 match of Qatar World Cup against South Korea. And, in that sense, Tite has recovered his key piece: Neymar.

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The expert player paris saint germain He practiced this Saturday with his classmates Canarinha for the first time since he injured his right ankle on his debut against Serbia.

Also, Neymar came together with the ball and played it for the first time in a closed-door training session at the Grand Hamad Stadium, where the Brazilian team trains during the World Cup.

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The striker has been working with the squad in what is a definitive test of whether he has recovered since right ankle ligament injury which he suffered due to continuous fouls by Serbian players and which forced him to miss the duels against Switzerland and Cameroon in group G, where Brazil finished first.

The unknown is whether Neymar will be ready for the quarter-final match against South Korea this Monday at 16:00 at the 974 stadium. On the 10th he spent these days in concentration, where he did recovery exercises in the pool so as not to force himself.

Without him, Brazil beat Switzerland – the other qualifiers in the zone – by just 1-0 and, already in the round of 16, lost 1-0 against Cameroon. These performances have left an incipient concern about the effectiveness of the team’s offense, which also he lost substitute striker Gabriel Jesús and Alex Telles to injury. Their absences are already confirmed for the rest of the World Cup.

If he doesn’t recover in time, Tite could opt for Rodrygo, like against Cameroon. “Ney gave me a lot of confidence because he’s a genius in this position. Playing there is very difficult, you have few spaces, you have to be very fast, but I like playing there,” said the Real Madrid player after the match. defeat against the African national team.

Another option is the one used against Switzerland, with a double pivot with Casemiro and Fred, and Lucas Paquetá ahead.

With information from EFE

Source: Clarin

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