The 25-year-old is available on a free transfer this summer, and is understood to be interested in a move to St James’s Park, according to sources in Holland.
However, the Brazilian – who also holds a Dutch passport – also has other offers to consider, and he is keen to know how he would fit into United manager Alan Pardew’s plans.
Having been a regular for Dutch club FC Twente, Douglas is unwilling to join as a squad player.
Captain Fabricio Coloccini and Steven Taylor are the first-choice pairing in the centre of defence, and Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Mike Williamson are in reserve.
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