Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ederson Delighted by Brazil Call-Up

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ederson Delighted by Brazil Call-Up

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CITY goalkeeper Ederson has expressed his delight at being called up to the Brazil senior squad for the first time.

The 23-year-old has been capped at under-23 level, but on Friday heard he had been handed a place in the main squad, alongside City team-mates Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus.

And Ederson, who was picked by Pep Guardiola ahead of Claudio Bravo for the Blues' opening game of the season, says the competition provided by the Chile star is helping him progress.

"I am very happy to have been called up by the national team," he said after being included in the squad for World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Colombia in a fortnight.

"It's another achievement in my career and I've worked very hard for this moment. …

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