As ever, the level of competition in South America will ensure that the World Cup qualifying campaign will go all the way down to the wire.
The Argentina squad have stuck to their decision to boycott the media, opting not to speak to reporters ahead of their upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Chelsea defender David Luiz is "disappointed" with not receiving a call-up for Brazil's upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Paraguay.
Both Brazil and Uruguay will be without their first-choice centre-forwards for Thursday's big game but Tite might struggle more without Gabriel Jesus.
Bravo bristled at suggestions that his playing days are over at City and added that the criticism fuels his desire to win.
Edgardo Bauza has cited Mauro Icardi's limited ability to hold the ball up as reason he has yet again been left off the Argentina squad.