Barcelona agree €25 million deal to sign Semedo replacement
Barcelona have reached an agreement for the purchase of Sergino Dest from Ajax for a fee of €20 million plus €5 million in variables.
According to a report published by Goal.com, Barcelona have reached an agreement for the purchase of Sergino Dest from Ajax for a fee of €20 million plus €5 million in variables. The American defender will replace Nelson Semedo in the team.
Dest first caught the eye of football viewers during his spell with Ajax in 2019, coming through their academy. He played 20 games last season, registering four assists. During this time, he also made the tough decision to represent the US National Men’s Team, even though he had the chance to play for the Nertherlands.
There is little doubt over Dest’s attacking qualities, and proof of the same is that he has been used a left-winger by Erik ten Haag in the Eredivisie this season in the two games they have played. However, he lacks strong defensive prowess at the moment, but with age on his side, it is only a matter of time he develops that side of his game as well.