Marcelo has dropped out of the Brazil squad for friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Argentina, the Brazilian FA (CBF) has affirmed.
The Real Madrid left-back has missed his group’s last two matches, a 0-0 derby draw with Atletico Madrid in La Liga and Tuesday’s 1-0 Champions League misfortune away to CSKA Moscow.
Also, Marcelo’s calf damage will keep the 30-year-old from connecting up with Tite’s squad amid the worldwide break, the CBF said on Wednesday.
The World Cup quarter-finalists are yet to affirm whether they will call up a crisp face to supplant Marcelo, who has shown up to date for his national group.
Juventus’ Alex Sandro would be the left-back’s common substitution in the beginning line-up, while Filipe Luis could procure a review in the wake of being discarded from Tite’s unique squad.
Brazil confront Saudi Arabia on October 12 preceding going up against opponents Argentina in another inviting match four days after the fact. Thiago Silva, Douglas Costa and Willian are among the huge names to miss from the gathering named by Tite.
Barcelona winger Malcom, 21, could make his universal presentation in the wake of being given a lady call-up.
Malcom’s Barca partners Arthur and Philippe Coutinho are additionally in the squad, as is Man United midfielder Fred.