Brazil’s Jesus and Telles ruled out of World Cup

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Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles have been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after picking up injuries in Brazil’s 1-0 defeat by Cameroon on Friday.

The pair both sustained right knee injuries and underwent MRI scans on Saturday morning.

In a statement, Brazil’s football association said it was “impossible” for them to participate any further in the tournament in Qatar.

Favourites Brazil play South Korea in the last 16 on Monday (19:00 GMT).

It is yet to be decided if Arsenal’s Jesus and Telles – on loan at Sevilla from Manchester United – will remain in Qatar or return to their respective clubs for treatment.

More to follow.

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