Barcelona Confirm Signing Of Sergino Dest, Shirt Number Announced

FC Barcelona have completed the signing of Ajax defender Sergino Dest.

The 19-year-old arrived in the Spanish city on Wednesday and passed a medical on Thursday morning.

He then went on to sign a five-year contract with the Blaugranas.

Ajax have announced that they have received €21.2M for the transfer of the USA international, a fee that could rise to €26.2M.

Barcelona have also confirmed the signing of Dest and they have also confirmed the transfer fee.

The USA international has signed a five-year deal at the Nou Camp and Barcelona have added a €400m release clause to his contract.

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The new signing, who will be wearing the No.2 shirt at Barcelona, will be officially presented to the media on Friday.

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