Barcelona new signing Sergino Dest has already made history with Barcelona before kicking a ball for the Spanish giants.
The American was signed for a reported fee of €22million plus Add-on.
The acquisition will mean that the 19 year old is officially the first American signed by FC Barcelona’s first team, and could become the first to ever feature in a competitive match for the first team.
Konrad de la Fuente just a few weeks ago became the first American to ever play in a friendly match for Barça, but Dest may debut in an official match before him.
The already started training yesterday at Barca and will hope to feature against Sevilla on Sunday Evening.
His unveiling will be done later today.
“I chose for Barça because they have a Dutch coach, their right-back just left… In general I feel like I can have more minutes at Barça.he said in his first interview ad a Barca player.
“Koeman knows that I can also play at the left-back position, he has faith in me.
“Messi? It will be very nice to play with Messi, but I didn’t opt for Barça because of him.
“De Jong? To be honest, I don’t know him that well. I didn’t have contact with him, I will become friends with him hopefully.
“I know that I’m young and that it’s early, but I know what I’m capable of. I love challenges.