New Manchester United midfielder Fred did not train with Brazil on Friday as he continues his recovery from an ankle injury, sources have told ESPN FC. The severity and extent of the injury will not be known until after a scan is performed tomorrow.
Fred has made eight appearances for Brazil and made head coach Tite's final 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russian Federation.
Elsewhere in Tite's side, Neymar will start his first worldwide game since November on Sunday.
Marcelo is hopeful Fred’s injury is nothing serious
The Paris-Saint Germain man came off the bench to score in Brazil's 2-0 win over Croatia on Sunday for his first goal since February. Tite also kept winger Willian in the team, which suggests he will use midfielder Philippe Coutinho in a more central position in Vienna.
Brazil open their World Cup campaign against Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don on Sunday June 17, before playing Costa Rica and Serbia in their remaining Group E fixtures.
Manchester United-bound Fred is unlikely to feature in Brazil's final World Cup warm-up game in Austria, Brazilian media have reported.
Marcelo added: 'This is the World Cup. He had a medical on Monday and returned to training with the Brazil national team the following day.
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