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Gabriel Jesus Ousted From Brazil Squad With Eye Injury

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Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus will miss Brazil’s international friendly against Australia due to a broken eye socket, the Brazilian football confederation (CBF) said on Saturday.

Jesus was taken to hospital after suffering a head knock during Brazil’s 1-0 friendly loss to Argentina at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.

The 20-year-old posted a message on Twitter saying he was “ok” but subsequent tests showed a fracture, according to a CBF statement.

“Initial exams rules out any neurological damage… [but] more detailed examinations showed a fracture in the left cavity bone that protects the eye,” the CBF said.

It added that coach Tite would not call up a replacement for Jesus for Tuesday’s match against Australia, also at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Abhishek Chaudhary
Abhishek Chaudhary = The Blues, who have left an indelible impression on his life. Factoid :- He cried inconsolably for a week when Jose Mourinho was sacked by the bosses at Stamford Bridge 2nd time round. His passion for the beautiful game is only matched by his fascination for beer! Supports Chelsea

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