Newcastle revive bid for Twente defender Douglas

Newcastle United are again keen on FC Twente defender Douglas.

Newcastle United are again keen on FC Twente defender Douglas.

The Journal says United have been long-term admirers of the Brazilian-born defender, who is a free agent this summer after the expiration of his contract with the Eredivisie side, and are hopeful of finally securing a deal for the player.

It would be the first piece of transfer business of the close season for the Magpies, and a welcome boost after the club’s disappointing conclusion to last season.

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