Peruvian striker Paolo Guerrero won't be paid by Flamengo due to a six-month doping suspension imposed by FIFA.
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Flamengo say Reinaldo Rueda has resigned as the club coach to take over Chile.
Future Real Madrid attacker Vinicius Junior has suggested he would like to stay for at least another year at current club Flamengo.
Prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro launched an investigation Thursday into the fan violence surrounding the Copa Sudamericana final.
After a win in the first leg, Independiente fought Flamengo to a 1-1 draw in the second leg to claim the Copa Sudamericana, their first since 2010.
Independiente defeated Flamengo 3-2 on aggregate to win the Copa Sudamericana title after a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the final Wednesday night.
Flamengo play Argentine team Independiente in the second leg of the Copa Sudamericana final at the Maracana.
"It's the saddest time in my career. I haven't played the most important games of my life and now I'm not in a final with my club," Guerrero said.
FIFA has suspended Peru captain Paolo Guerrero for a year after the player tested positive for cocaine, meaning he is set to miss the World Cup.
In May, Madrid announced that they had signed Vinicius from July 2018, when the Brazil youth international turns 18.
While the Copa Sudamericana can't match the significance of the Libertadores, the Independiente-Flamengo title matchup should make for great football.
Peru striker Paolo Guerrero has been provisionally suspended for 30 days after failing a doping test.
Flamengo forward Vinicius Junior will not take part in the Under-17 World Cup in India, Brazil's football federation has confirmed.
Flamengo coach Reinaldo Rueda says Vinicius Junior has reacted well to his status as a future Real Madrid player, remaining humble and eager to learn.
Future Real Madrid player Vinicius Junior says he "must be patient" as hype over the 17-year-old continues to grow.
Flamengo's hire of Colombian manager Reinaldo Rueda should be a cause for celebration and not criticism.
Flamengo have appointed former Colombia, Ecuador and Honduras boss Reinaldo Rueda as the club's new manager.
The strike came in a 5-0 Copa Sudamericana second round win over Chilean side Palestino.
Ze Ricardo has resigned as Flamengo manager, following a surprise 2-0 home defeat to Vitoria, 2-0, on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.
Long on the fringes of the national team, the goalkeeper's move to the Rio giants offers him an ideal platform to force his way into the side.
One-time Brazil midfielder Ederson says he has testicular cancer and won't be able to play for his Flamengo club for months.
Since arriving in Spain, Alves has stopped 24 of the 50 penalties he faced. Now he's returning home to Brazil to join Flamengo.
Valencia have sold goalkeeper Diego Alves to Brazilian club Flamengo amid another busy summer of transfer activity at Mestalla.
The violence Saturday in Rio was a disgrace. For those familiar with the history of hooliganism in England, the situation in Brazil is much worse.
Vasco da Gama midfielder Nene said he feared for his family after violence erupted in the wake of a match between his team and rivals Flamengo.