Williams is currently playing in England for Chelsea and has confirmed that the club will release him for Copa Amercia and Men’s Olympics later this year. With the absence of Neymar, Williams can be a good addition to the team. He said in an interview, “everyone knows that I desire to play in both cups but I do not want to put Chelsea in a bad position. I hope that Chelsea and the Brazil football board reach to a positive agreement for my release”. Brazil’s Coach Dunga is trying to make a balanced squad and according to Dunga, Williams can be a great addition in the squad.
Messi confirms his availability for Copa America:
The Argentinean star is facing some serious issues in real life as he has been accused of tax thefts and he could face prison time, if he is found guilty. These things have surely impacted his game and he has been able to perform for his club. However, he has assured the Argentineans that he will play for his country in the Copa America 2016. With Messi’s addition to the team, the team looks really strong and they can win the tournament.
Brazil to announce their team on May 5:
Brazil’s coach Dunga will announce his 23 man team for the Copa America on May 5, just one month before the tournament. It is a strong possibility that the coach will not be able to call the captain Neymar because of his club duties in Spain. Brazil is the five time world champion and they will enter the tournament will huge expectations. They are present in Group B and will play their first match with Ecuador.