Sergino Dest, a 21-year-old American right-back on loan from Barcelona, is reportedly being sought after by English Premier League clubs West Ham and Crystal Palace, as well as other clubs, as he considers leaving Camp Nou.
Since joining Barcelona from Ajax in 2020, Dest has struggled to hold down a regular place in the team. This season, he has only started 11 La Liga games and is reportedly frustrated with his lack of game time.
West Ham and Crystal Palace are said to be interested in the defender, as they look to strengthen their squads ahead of next season. However, any deal would depend on whether Barcelona are willing to let Dest leave and whether he would be open to a move to England.
Dest is currently on international duty with the United States Men’s National Team, but he is expected to consider his future options once his involvement in the World Cup qualifiers is over.
If Dest were to join either West Ham or Crystal Palace, he would add depth and quality to their right-back positions, as both teams have been struggling with injuries and inconsistencies in those areas.
Barcelona, meanwhile, would need to weigh up whether to let go of a young player with potential, or keep him on as a squad player to provide cover and competition in the right-back position.
Overall, Dest’s future remains uncertain, and it will be interesting to see if any club can persuade him to leave Barcelona and join their ranks in the upcoming transfer window.