Newcastle convinced of deal for Twente defender Douglas

Newcastle United are confident of closing a deal for FC Twente defender Douglas.

Newcastle United are confident of closing a deal for FC Twente defender Douglas.

The Daily Mail says Newcastle are confident of signing defender Douglas, 24, from FC Twente despite Steve McClaren holding out for a bigger fee.

But talks over Douglas's Twente teammate Luuk de Jong have ground to a halt.

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