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As mentioned, we have already gone through every Brazilian currently playing in the Premier League and, thus far, currently only have three players remaining for our bench—Doni, Gomes and André Santos.
We need to be a little creative, then, to ensure we can at least put out a five-man bench to accommodate any injuries our side may sustain. And, with Lucas, Fábio and Anderson in our side, the chance of injury is fairly substantial.
There are, of course, two other Brazilians already contracted to Premier League clubs that we can utilise—Chelsea's Lucas Piazon, who I have not included as he is yet to make his league debut, and Arsenal-owned Denilson. Both players can take their places among our substitutes and offer some cover in midfield areas.
Chelsea, who thus far have supplied three members of our starting lineup and as well as a replacement, offer another option also. For defensive cover we can also include right-back Wallace of Fluminense who will join the Blues next summer, taking our numbers up to a possible six.
The only thing we lack, unsurprisingly, is a striker. Once more we come up short in that department and the likes of Fernandinho, Willian and Paulinho who are linked in January will help little in that respect.
Until Manchester United come good on their option to buy young star Bruno Gomes, it seems Guly and Lucas Piazon will be forced to offer our side a makeshift striking presence.
Now, with all that sorted, we just need a name for our very own, very special Seleção...