Sergiño Dest Fuels Rumors of Potential Barcelona Switch


Sergino Dest


Sergino Dest has fuelled rumors he may transfer to Barcelona

Ajax right-back Sergino Dest has fuelled hypothesis he might be set to maneuver to Barcelona in the summertime switch window together with his newest social media exercise.

The 19-year-old took to Instagram Tales on Saturday armed with a set of hair clippers whereas sporting a Barcelona tracksuit. ESPN’s Moises Llorens shared the photograph on Twitter:

Dest’s image comes amid rumors Barcelona need to carry within the right-back this summer time. His agent, Joes Blakborn, advised Voetbal Worldwide that the Catalan giants are eager on {the teenager}.

“It [interest from Barcelona] is just not but concrete. They haven’t formally reported to me or Ajax. Nonetheless, info has been supplied prior to now. Sergino is among the full-backs in Europe that they’re following. He’s an choice ought to Nelson Semedo depart. However I feel Sergino is an choice for extra golf equipment.”

Dest got here by means of the ranks at Ajax and made his first-team debut in 2019. He loved a powerful marketing campaign in 2019-20, that includes 30 occasions in all competitions earlier than the Eredivisie marketing campaign was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Dest to Exchange Semedo at Barcelona?

Barcelona have had points at right-back in latest seasons and are nonetheless trying to find the right alternative for Dani Alves who left in 2016. Sergi Roberto and Nelson Semedo have shared the job during the last two campaigns however neither participant has but been in a position to make the place their very own.

Semedo signed for Barcelona from Benfica in 2017 however is already being linked with an exit. Mundo Deportivo reported on Saturday he’s closing in on a transfer to Manchester Metropolis and can be wished by 4 different main European groups.

The Portugal worldwide’s present deal on the Camp Nou expires in 2022, however he has put contract talks on maintain after failing to succeed in settlement with Barca, in accordance with Luis F. Rojo at Marca.

Dest Is Ajax’s Newest Breakout Star

Ajax are well-known for producing thrilling younger expertise and Dest seems to be following in some very well-known footsteps. The fitting-back has been named Ajax Expertise of the Yr, an award that has beforehand been claimed by Matthjis de Gentle, Christian Eriksen and Toby Alderweireld.

Dest is the primary American to win the award nevertheless it’s not the primary trophy he’s picked up this season both. The teen was voted U.S. Soccer’s Younger Male Participant of the Yr for 2019 again in December.

Dest clearly has a really brilliant future forward of him which can not have gone unnoticed at Barcelona, whereas Bayern Munich are additionally mentioned to be eager on {the teenager}. Blakborn added that Bayern: “nonetheless need to take over Sergino from Ajax, However in the mean time each events are nonetheless far aside. We are able to’t do something with that and are within the ready room for that matter.”

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