Barcelona sign US footballer Sergino Dest
19-year-old to seal multi-year contract as €400M buyout clause set for him
Spanish football powerhouse Barcelona on Thursday acquired 19-year-old US right back Sergino Dest from Ajax Amsterdam, a club in the Netherlands.
"FC Barcelona and Ajax have reached an agreement for the transfer of Sergino Dest. The cost of the operation is 21 million euros [$24.6 million] plus a further 5 million in variables," Barcelona said in a statement.
He "will sign a contract for the next five seasons" and his buyout clause has been set at €400 million (nearly $470 million).
Dest was promoted to senior squad in 2019, and helped Ajax win this year's Dutch Super Cup. He also plays for the US national team.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.