NEWS
Tuesday March 19 2013
Ramires out of Italy-Brazil

Brazil will be without Chelsea’s Ramires for Thursday’s glamour international friendly against Italy in Geneva.

The 25-year-old, formerly of Benfica, picked up a right adductor problem in his club’s 2-0 win over West Ham at the weekend.

Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari is already shy of former Inter targets Lucas and Paulinho because of injuries.