Following his departure to chelsea Neres in the Brazilian squad for Copa América

David Neres this summer with Brazil active in the Copa América. The 22-year-old attacker of Ajax is Friday by coach Tite included in the 23-man selection for the tournament in their own country.

Neres has its election thanks to a strong season at Ajax. He made fifty official matches, twelve goals and contributed fifteen assists.

The dribbelaar made especially a couple of times, impressed in the Champions League. So he scored in the knock-out stages in the away game against Real Madrid (1-4) and in the home match against Juventus (1-1).

Neres conquered with Ajax the first national championship since 2014 and picked up by the Amsterdammers in addition, the first TOTO KNVB-cup (0-4 victory in the final at the Willem II) in nine years.

The lefty plays since January 2017 for Ajax. The amsterdam took him at the time, for 12 million euros from Sao Paulo, that he is one of the most expensive purchases in the history of the club.


Debutant Neres sings song with a Brazilian selection

Neres has one international match to his name

Neres has currently one international match to his name. He made his debut on 26 march for Brazil in the practice game against Czech republic (1-3), in which he as a substitute a large part in the last two matches.

Neres came on his debut in the footsteps of Afonso Alves. The former striker from sc Heerenveen in 2007 was the last player from the Premier league in action for Brazil.

Tite selected next Neres also the attackers, Neymar, Philippe Coutinho, Richarlison, Roberto Firmino, Everton Soares and Gabriel Jesus for the tournament. Brazil in the group stage of the Copa America against Bolivia (June 14), Venezuela (18 June) and Peru (June 22), all duels will be in São Paulo played.

The Brazilians go on the hunt for his first victory since 2007 at the Copa America. The “Seleção” had the gold in the last three editions to Uruguay (2011) and Chile (2015 and 2016).

Os convocados da #SeleçãoBrasileira para a Copa América em um só lugar!
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AvatarAuteurCBF_FutebolMoment of plaatsen14:49 – 17 may 2019

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