Raphinha Selected For Latest Brazil Squad

Raphinha Selected For Latest Brazil Squad

Leeds United winger in line for fixtures against Ecuador and Paraguay

Raphinha has been selected for Brazil's latest squad, ahead of their World Cup qualifying matches at the end of the month.

Having made his international debut in October, the Leeds United winger has been in electric form for the Selecao, playing five games, scoring two goals and providing two assists.

Facing the likes of Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay to help Brazil top their qualifying group, Raphinha particularly impressed against the latter, where he linked up with Neymar to score a brace.

With eight goals in 17 games, Raphinha has also been in fine form for Leeds this season, topping the club's goalscoring charts with strikes against the likes of Everton, Newcastle, West Ham, Chelsea and Arsenal.

Brazil continue their World Cup qualifying campaign on Thursday 27th January against Ecuador in Quito, before hosting Paraguay in Belo Horizonte a few days later on Tuesday 1st February.

Brazil Squad:

Alisson, Ederson, Weverton, Dani Alves, Emerson Royal, Alex Sandro, Alex Telles, Éder Militão, Gabriel Magalhães, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Casemiro, Fabinho, B. Guimarães, Gerson, Fred, Philippe Coutinho, Lucas Paquetá, Raphinha, Antony, Rodrygo, E. Ribeiro,Gabriel Jesus, Vini Jr., Matheus Cunha, Gabi