Douglas Santos is a Zenit player!

The Brazilian left back joins us on a 5-year deal from Hamburg. 
a:2:{s:4:"TEXT";s:951:"Douglas dos Santos Justino de Melo was born on 22 March 1994 in Joao Pessoa, Brazil. He began his career at Nautico and made his debut in February2012. In the summer of 2013, he moved to Granada in Spain, but was immediately loaned out to Udinese in Italy and a year later made that move permanent.

In 2014, he returned to Atletico Mineiro in Brazil and played 99 matches and scored three goals for the club, winning the Brazilian Cup and the League of Mineiro in his time there.

 In August 2016 he made the move to Hamburg and played 88 time there, again scoring three goals and making nine assists before attracting the attention of Zenit.
With Brazil he won a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games and made his debut for the full Brazilian side in May 2016 against Panama.

 We are all delighted to welcome Douglas Santos to St. Petersburg and are excited to see him in action with his new team.