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Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles have been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup after selecting up injuries in Brazil’s 1-0 defeat by Cameroon on Friday.
The pair each sustained proper knee injuries and underwent MRI scans on Saturday morning.
In an announcement, Brazil’s soccer affiliation (CBF) stated it was “not possible” for them to take part any additional within the tournament in Qatar.
Favourites Brazil play South Korea within the final 16 on Monday (19:00 GMT).
“Players Alex Telles and Gabriel Jesus underwent exams on Saturday morning accompanied by Brazil workforce physician Rodrigo Lasmar and a MRI on their proper knees confirmed the extent of the injuries and the impossibility of restoration in time to take part within the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022,” the CBF stated in an announcement.
It is but to be determined if Arsenal ahead Jesus and full-back Telles – on mortgage at Sevilla from Manchester United – will stay in Qatar or return to their respective golf equipment for remedy.
They are the most recent in a line of Brazil gamers to choose up injuries on the World Cup, with Neymar sitting out their last two Group G video games with ankle ligament injury.
Right-back Danilo additionally missed the Cameroon sport and the win over Switzerland with an ankle problem whereas Alex Sandro suffered a hip harm earlier within the tournament.
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