Barcelona want Ajax right-back Dest - transfer talk
Ajax's United States international Sergiño Dest is in the frame to join Barcelona, the Catalan daily Sport has reported.
Have Barcelona found their new Dani Alves? According to a report in the Catalan media, the Camp Nou club have identified Ajax's Sergino Dest as the long-term solution to their problematic right-back spot.
Despite his inexperience, it seems the 19-year-old could command a sizeable, eight-figure sum.
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Nelson Semedo's proposed move to either Manchester City or Juventus looks set to pave the way for Barça to bring in a highly-rated new right-back.
And the Blaugrana know exactly what it will take to land their preferred target: 20 million euros.
That is the fee newspaper Sport suggests will be enough to secure United States defender Dest when the transfer window reopens.
The Dutch-born full-back, who spurned Netherlands' interest in his international future, only recently graduated from Ajax's youth set-up, making 15 Eredivisie starts before the coronavirus pandemic curtailed his breakthrough 2019-20 campaign.
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