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Barca Target Douglas to Sign Five-Year Deal

  • Goal.com, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 1:27 PM

Barcelona on Tuesday announced that Brazilian right back Douglas will join the club before the end of the week after undergoing a medical and signing a five-year deal with the club. The 24-year-old Sao Paulo FC defender will cost the Catalan giant up to 5.5 million ($7.3 million) euros, depending on his performances. Douglas will be Barca’s eighth high-profile signing of the summer, following the additions of Claudio Bravo, Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Thomas Vermaelen, Jeremy Mathieu, Ivan Rakitic, Alen Hallilovic and Luis Suarez.

Separately, injured trio Neymar, Vermaelen and ter Stegen all returned to Barca training on Tuesday with a view to being available for selection for Sunday’s trip to El Madrigal against Villarreal.

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