Inamoto heads for Tokyo
By Edwin Chong
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The Premiership side have a game against Everton on August 23 giving the midfielder only three days to recover from his trip to Tokyo.
The Brazilian coach has elected to name all his European based players except for Feyenoord's Shinji Ono who is injured.
Zico has won just twice in ten matches since he took over as coach of the Japanese national team and has now decided to call on his star names in a bid to improve results, despite previously stating they would only play in friendlies in Europe.
Squad: Goalkeepers: Yoichi Doi (FC Tokyo), Seigo Narazaki (Grampus), Hitoshi Sogahata (Antlers)
Defenders: Nobuhisa Yamada (Reds), Keisuke Tsuboi (Reds), Tsuneyasu Miyamoto (Gamba), Naoki Matsuda (Marinos), Yuji Nakazawa (Marinos), Alessandro Santos (S-Pulse), Daisuke Ichikawa (S-Pulse)
Midfielders: Daisuke Oku (Marinos), Takashi Fukunishi (Jubilo), Hidetoshi Nakata (Parma), Shunsuke Nakamura (Reggina), Mitsuo Ogasawara (Antlers), Koji Nakata (Antlers), Junichi Inamoto (Fulham), Yasuhito Endo (Gamba)
Forwards: Tatshuiko Kubo (Marinos), Atsushi Yanagisawa (Sampdoria), Naohiro Takahara (Hamburg), Daisuke Matsui (Purple Sanga), Yoshito Okubo (Cerezo)