Barcelona are closing in on the signing of Brazilian right-back Douglas, according to Sao Paulo's vice president of football Ataide Gil Guerreiro.
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But the deal to recruit the 24-year-old has been complicated by FIFA's decision to reject Barca's appeal against a two-window transfer ban.
Speaking to Radio Globo, Gil Guerreiro said: "We've agreed everything, but the contract hasn't been signed. A little problem has arisen.
"We'd asked Barcelona if ...