Gabriel Jesus left out of Brazil squad to face Colombia but could still play against Argentina
He could feature on Tuesday.
Gabriel Jesus has been left out of Brazil’s squad to face Colombia but he remains hopeful of facing Argentina next week.
Brazil take on Colombia in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday but Jesus has remained in his home country to continue recovery from a hamstring strain.
Mikel Arteta was unhappy that Jesus was selected for an international call-up but was powerless to stop Jesus from making the trip.
Jesus has been partially participating in full training, but has also spent time training individually.
At this stage, Brazil are keen for Jesus to feature against Argentina on Tuesday as they look to book a spot in the 2026 World Cup.
Arsenal remain in regular dialogue with Brazil’s medical department but they’re powerless to stop the striker from featuring against Argentina if the national set-up see fit.
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