Tuesday January 25 2011
Six Serie A stars get Brazil call

There are six Serie A stars in the Brazil squad to face France, including Julio Cesar, Robinho, Hernanes and Fiorentina's new goalkeeper.

Coach Mano Menez has named his list of players for the friendly in Paris on February 9.

Julio Cesar is still out injured for Inter, but the Seleçao medics are confident he'll be fit in time for this match.

“I spoke to him about his return. He will be back to playing this week and in good condition by February,” said the tactician.

Milan are heavily represented in this match with Thiago Silva, Alexandre Pato and Robinho in the side.

Also included are Lazio midfield maestro Hernanes and Fiorentina's new reserve goalkeeper Neto.

Brazil squad: Gomes (Tottenham), Julio Cesar (Inter), Neto (Fiorentina); Andrè Santos (Fenerbahce), Breno (Bayern Munich), Daniel Alves (Barcelona), David Luiz (Benfica), Luisao (Benfica), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Rafael (Manchester United), Thiago Silva (Milan); Anderson (Manchester United), Hernanes (Lazio), Elias (Atletico Madrid), Jadson (Shakhtar Donetsk), Lucas (Liverpool), Ramires (Chelsea), Sandro (Tottenham), Renato Augusto (Bayer Leverkusen); Andrè (Dinamo Kiev), Pato (Milan), Hulk (Porto), Robinho (Milan)