Present and future: Dest (IV)

Present and future: Dest (IV)

The first American to be part of Barça's first team, he is an offensive winger and a lot is expected of him


Name: Sergiño Gianni Dest

Date and place of birth: 03/11/2000 (Almere, Netherlands)

Arrival at Barça: On October 1, 2020, Ajax and FC Barcelona reach an agreement for the transfer of Sergiño Dest.

First-team debut: On October 4, 2020, in a league match at the Camp Nou against Sevilla. He came on in the 75th minute.

Games played: 32 games, 2221 minutes.

Goals and assists: 3 goals and 1 assist

All out attack from the right side

Sergiño Dest is experiencing his first season at FC Barcelona, and with a lot of prominence thanks to Ronald Koeman counting on him to occupy the right side of the attack. Sometimes the left one too. His great offensive projection has helped give the team some attacking momentum, and this season he has played 32 games (26 as a starter) in which he has scored three goals and provided one assist.

In fact, in his last official match against Real Sociedad, Dest made history as the first American to score a double in the league for Barça, both goals coming in the epic 1-6 away win.

He was also the first American to play El Clásico against Madrid, as well as the first to be part of the FC Barcelona first-team squad.

Despite being born in the Netherlands, he has American nationality and is an international with the American national team.

Dest has company at the club in the form of another American Barça player, Konrad de la Fuente.


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