FC Barcelona and Sporting Gijón have reached an agreement for the loan of Douglas to the Asturian club for the rest of the 2016/17 season. Sporting have made a contractual agreement that the player will be actively involved in the team during his loan year.
The Brazilian full back has defended the Barça colours for the last two seasons, appearing in eight games that have ended in four wins and four draws. He joined the club in the 2014/15 season from Sao Paulo and made his debut at Málaga in September 2014. FC Barcelona have won eight major trophies in his time here.