Neymar is set to play for Brazil on Sunday for the first time since being injured in February.
But the striker will only come on in the second half of Brazil's friendly game against Croatia in Liverpool, Brazil coach Tite said at a news conference on Saturday.
Neymar has been sidelined after having surgery on his right foot.
Brazil's team on Sunday was unveiled as Alisson; Danilo, Thiago Silva, Miranda and Marcelo; Casemiro, Paulinho and Fernandinho; Philippe Coutinho, Gabriel Jesus and Willian.
Asked whether that would be his starting lineup if the World Cup began now, Tite said yes.
"At this moment they are the best and we have to work with the current moment," Tite said.
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