Gabriel Magalhaes names his favourite Brazil players

 Arsenal defender, Gabriel Magalhaes, has named Chelsea star Thiago Silva and former Liverpool attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho, among his favourite Brazil players.

Gabriel is currently on international duty with the Brazil national team as they prepare for their World Cup qualifiers this month.

Asked by Arsenal’s official website for his favourite Brazilian players from years gone by, Gabriel said, “After Ronaldo came to Corinthians, of course I watched him a lot and he is a top player.

“I like Neymar so I am happy to be there with him. Now he is injured but he is a good guy.

“I love to be there because I watched Neymar when I was younger.

“A lot of players, Marquinhos as well, Thiago Silva… I am so happy to be there. Coutinho is a top player and I have played with him as well for the national team.”