Newcastle will be bringing in a new center-back in January and we heard yesterday that there are seven center-backs on the list, and one of them has to be Douglas of FC Twente.
Douglas – Magpies can get good deal on this player
And it could be that the 24 year-old is top of the list for Newcastle, because with his contract running out in June he could be brought in for less than the £4M FC Twente wanted for the Brazilian in the summer.
If it’s one thing we know for certain, it’s that owner Mike Ashley likes a bargain and if Newcastle can get Douglas for say £2M less than he was worth three months ago, that could be a great for Newcastle, and his arrival at Newcastle would have been delayed only six months too.
Of course there are other decent center-backs who will be on the list, including Montpellier captain Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, who can play anywhere across the back four, and young 21 year-old Virgil van Dijk of FC Groningen, and Toby Alderweireld, Ajax’s excellent Belgium International center back.
But it’s the good deal Newcastle can get on Douglas that makes us think he could be top of the list at Newcastle.
What do you think?
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