Barca’s Douglas joins Sivasspor

Out-of-favour Barcelona defender Douglas Pereira dos Santos is has joined Turkish club Sivasspor on a season-long loan deal.

Diario Sport report all of the Brazilian’s wages will be covered by the Turkish club, with the defender’s contract at the Camp Nou expiring next summer.

Douglas spent last season on loan at Benfica but made only seven appearances for the Lisbon-based club, of which five came in domestic cup competitions.

The 27-year-old joined Barca from Sao Paulo in a €1.5m deal in 2014 but started only one La Liga match, and he spent the 2016/17 season on loan at Sporting Gijon.

Former Real Madrid star Robinho is at the Turkish club.

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