Paris Saint-Germain defender limped out of the Coupe de France final with a knee injury and will not recover in time to make it to Russia
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Brazil have been dealt a further injury blow ahead of the World Cup following news that defender Dani Alves will miss the tournament in Russia.
The Paris Saint-Germain full-back limped out of Tuesday’s Coupe de France final with a knee injury.
Original assessments suggested that though the injury would end Alves’ domestic season he would be ready for the World Cup.