transfers | 2016-08-26
Douglas joins Sporting Gijón on loan
The Brazilian fullback joins the Asturian club for the 2016/17 season
FC Barcelona and Sporting Gijón have reached an agreement for the loan of Brazilian defender Douglas Pereira dos Santos during the 2016/17 campaign. The Asturian club is committed to provided him plenty of playing time otherwise they’ll have to pay a penalty fee. Douglas salary will still be paid by Barcelona.
Soler: "Douglas will go on loan to Sporting who will have to pay a penalty fee in case he doesn't play.His salary will still be paid by FCB"— Grup 14 (@G14_en) 26 de agosto de 2016
Douglas leaves Can Barça after two seasons with the culés, where he has played eight matches with four wins and four draws, winning during his spell with the Blaugranas a total of eight official trophies.