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Milan’s Lucas Paqueta will be called up to the Brazil squad for the Copa America

Brazilian’s fine form will likely get him a spot on the national team this summer

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Looks like Lucas Paquetà’s fine form for AC Milan hasn’t gone unnoticed back in Brazil.

One of the assistants to Brazil manager Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, or Tite, had this to say about Paquetà and his chances on making the side in March and for the summer’s Copa America:

We like Paqueta close to the attackers, as he is playing at Milan, one who can work hard even when he is not in the possession of the ball. Unless something happens, he is going to be called up in March and is going to be in the Copa America squad.

This summer’s Copa America is going to be held in Brazil, and along with ten national teams from South America, Japan and Qatar are “invited” teams to the tournament. Brazil is in Group A in the tournament, along with Venezuela, Bolivia, and Peru, with their group matches scheduled for São Paulo and Salvador.

So good luck to Paquetà this summer!