Although Pardew tried to sign the defender last summer - and Mike Ashley wouldn't put up the cash - there has been no indication he is back on his trail this transfer window.
But Douglas is available on a free transfer at the end of the month when his FC Twente contract expires ... which is the sort of deal Ashley likes.
We all know Pardew is looking to recruit a centre-half this summer, but is this the man for him?
The 25-year-old claims Newcastle is the team he wants to join.
The Brazilian – who is eligible to play for Holland after getting a Dutch passport through residency – is putting himself in the shop window.
WE TELL IT AS IT IS - NO BULLSHIT!
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