Italy’s plans to call Napoli midfielder Allan could be ruined, as it’s reported Brazil Coach Tite will give him his first cap.
The 27-year-old has a dual passport and spent much of his career in Italy at Udinese and then Napoli.
There were reports that Italy boss Roberto Mancini was considering a call-up for Allan and the player was giving it serious thought.
With time running out, it’s now rumoured that Tite is going to include Allan in his next Brazil squad to ensure he doesn’t feel tempted to represent the Azzurri instead.
Brazil already lost the opportunity to have Jorginho in their side, as he chose to play for Italy.
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