Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz was called up by Brazil on Tuesday, and a number of Villa supporters have been reacting to the news on the 23-year-old on social media.
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However, Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro was forced to withdraw due to a wisdom tooth infection, which has led to Luiz replacing him in Tite’s squad for the three fixtures.
Reliable Villa reporter Ashley Preece has now suggested that Luiz, who has been a regular this season, is facing a race against time to be available for Dean Smith in the first fixture back after the international break against Wolves at Villa Park.
Villa fans react
“I think we’re missing an update on which international are missing Wolves and which aren’t!!! It’s getting a bit ridiculous all of this and the PL need to act accordingly. Fixture moves or pressure on FIFA over their scheduling.”
“when is it gonna end”
“I’m shocked he wasn’t an automatic pick”
“international breaks are the bane of my life”
“Hate international football, really I do.”
“We’re actually gonna be missing a player cuz someone had toothache I actually cba”
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