Brazil have included Chelsea midfielder Andrey Santos in their 23-player squad for the March internationals.
The 18-year-old returned to previous club Vasco da Gama on loan from the Blues earlier this week after the UK government rejected his application for a work permit.
However, senior appearances with Brazil should give him hope of obtaining a work permit in the near future.
Santos’ return to Vasco is on a deal until the summer, at which point Chelsea hope he will have reached requirements to legally play in England.
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