"Brazil is one of the favorites given the football it has shown, given its consistency", Tite said at the team announcement in Rio de Janeiro.
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"Coutinho can play in the middle and in the flanks, he is versatile", Tite said.
The Brazil squad will convene in the capital on 21 May before travelling to London a week later, basing themselves at Tottenham's training centre before friendlies with Croatia at Anfield on 3 June and Austria in Vienna on 10 June.
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The list includes injured captain and talisman, Neymar Jnr., the most expensive player in world football.
"We've been making new exams on Neymar and his evolution is really fine", he told a news conference. "He's one of the three best players in the world, but for him to be at his peak he needs a solid team around him", Tite said.
He has been replaced by Manchester City right-back Danilo, while Neymar recovered in time to be named in Tite's selection.
Last week, the team suffered the loss of influential right-back Dani Alves to a knee injury.
Pedro Geromel (Gremio), third-choice goalkeeper Cassio and defender Fagner (both Corinthians) are the only players in the squad now plying their trade in the Brasileiro Serie A.
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Tite praised PSG's Alves for his "enormous heart, his exemplary courage", but said the player's disappointment had to be set aside. "But Roberto Firmino will fight for that position in top form", Tite said.
Under new manager Tite, Brazil became the first nation to qualify after running riot in the notoriously hard South American qualifiers.
It will be the 29-year-old's second World Cup after his participation in his nation's hosting of it back in 2014.
Their campaign begins against Switzerland on June 17.
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