It has been revealed that AS Roma defender Douglas Maicon retains hope of a Brazil recall.
The 32 year old right back has declared himself fit and ready.
“I am almost 100 per cent fit,” he told Lancenet.
“I have resumed some physical work after being out for almost two weeks.
“I want to get ready for the game against Napoli that awaits us after the international break, however, I want to be in the group of players who take part in the World Cup.”