Neymar warns Dunga: I will not settle for being benched for Brazil
The Barcelona star was restricted to a 10-minute cameo for the national side against Costa Rica, much to his displeasure
(Aim) — Neymar has warned he won’t settle for being benched after he was overlooked of Brazil’s beginning line-up in Saturday’s victory over Costa Rica.
The Barcelona ahead, 23, has solely just lately recovered from a bout of mumps and is reported to have limped off throughout coaching along with his compatriots on Thursday.
These elements might nicely have performed into Dunga’s considering when the Selecao coach restricted him to a 10-minute cameo within the 1-Zero conquer the World Cup 2014 quarter-finalists, courtesy of Hulk’s early effort.
However Neymar – who’s banned from the following two aggressive video games for his nation attributable to his purple card after the full-time whistle in opposition to Colombia on this yr’s Copa America – is refusing to just accept his unorthodox standing as a Brazil benchwarmer.
“Being benched isn’t one thing I am used to and I am not keen to get used to it,” he informed ESPN Brasil. “I need to play and I am all the time working to be amongst the beginning XI.”
Brazil are again in motion on Tuesday with a conflict in opposition to USA, who will host subsequent summer season’s Copa America Centenario.
Neymar was one of many stars of final yr’s World Cup earlier than his tournament-ending harm within the final eight and loved a stellar 2014-15, profitable the treble with Barcelona in his second season at Camp Nou.