Brazilian right-back Douglas signed for Barcelona
La Liga giants Barcelona have completed the signing of Brazilian full-back Douglas Sau Paulo Pereira initial fee of 4 million ($ 5.2 million, £ 3.2 million), the club confirmed on Wednesday.
The 24-year-old will sign a five-year contract and is expected to compete compatriot Dani Alves for a place in the first team.
Depending on the deal could rise to 5.5 million in the number of appearances to the Catalans.
“FC Barcelona and Sao Paulo FC have reached an agreement for the transfer of the Douglas Pereira,” he said in a statement on the Barca website.
“The cost of the transfer is 4,000,000 EUR 1.5 million plus a variable depending on the number of games played.
“Douglas travels to Barcelona at the end of this week, that is not a medical sign the contract and be presented as a Barcelona player.”