Newcastle pull out of Douglas signing

Newcastle United have pulled out of a deal to sign Dutch defender Douglas, according to reports on Wednesday morning.

Newcastle United have pulled out of a deal to sign Dutch defender Douglas, according to reports on Wednesday morning.

The Brazilian-born stopper is available on a free transfer after leaving FC Twente, and an agreement with Newcastle was on the cards.

Sky Sports understands that the decision was made by new director of football Joe Kinnear.

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