Minus Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, this is Fabio Capello’s dream team at the 2022 World Cup

In midfield, Capello has chosen the energetic Brazilian Casemiro. The 30-year-old midfielder is slowly adapting to the Premier League atmosphere. Initially, Casemiro became a bench warmer for Manchester United. However, the former Real Madrid midfielder has started in the last five matches.

In fact, Casemiro became United’s center of interest in the 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur. Squawka noted that Casemiro performed brilliantly as Manchester United’s first defensive wall. He recorded six duel wins, four successful tackles, two interceptions and 10 position wins.

Casemiro also had 50 completions, eight completions in the final third of the opposing field (most), two chances and two shots.

In Capello’s dream team, Casemiro is paired with his former Madrid partner Luka Modric. Yes, the Croatian midfielder is still one of the best players in the world even though he is no longer young.

As for the attacking midfielder, Capello has made his choice on Kevin de Bruyne. This Belgian player is a pedestal in his Manchester City club.

He has provided nine assists and a goal for the Citizens this season in 13 games in all competitions.

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