BARCELONA — Sergiño Dest’s future at Barcelona stays up within the air after he was disregarded of the squad for the semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup by which Xavi Hernández’s crew misplaced 3-2 in opposition to Real Madrid.
Sources near the North American winger guarantee ESPN that Dest doesn’t need to go away the Camp Nou through the winter market, however the Catalan membership nonetheless don’t dare to rule out his departure.
Bayern Munich, Chelsea and another Premier League groups are attentive to his scenario, and Barcelona are conscious that his departure might assist finance the arrival of the middle ahead that Xavi is asking for.
Barça have already signed Dani Alves and Ferran Torres however Xavi would additionally like to bolster the assault with a specialist for the ‘9’ place.
In this sense, after ruling out Edinson Cavani, Alvaro Morata continues to be the precedence however Juventus, the place he’s on mortgage from Atlético de Madrid, has already made it clear that his exit won’t be simple.
ESPN reported in December that Barça was open to listening to affords for Dest however the footballer nonetheless hopes to reverse the scenario and persuade Xavi that he deserves a spot in his crew.
However, the aspect’s surroundings believes that Xavi has not but been in a position to see the most effective Dest as a result of varied bodily issues he has suffered for the reason that Catalan coach’s arrival on the Barcelona bench.
Dest, who additionally examined constructive for COVID-19 in early January, is now totally recovered and appears match to compete for a right-back spot with Alves, now 38, and academy participant Oscar Mingueza.
Barça, for its half, appears to have completely different plans and, as ESPN revealed, desires to signal César Azpilicueta as soon as his contract with Chelsea ends in the summertime.
Emerson Royal and Arthur Melo have already skilled related circumstances prior to now. Both insisted in public and in personal that they wished to proceed at Barcelona however ended up signing for Tottenham and Juventus, respectively, seeing that they didn’t match into the Catalan membership’s plans.
Barça gained the battle in opposition to Bayern for the signing of Dest in 2020 after paying 20 million euros to Ajax for his switch.
Different sources divulge to ESPN that the German membership has stored involved with the participant since then and final summer season he explored the opportunity of buying his providers by means of a mortgage that included a purchase order possibility of near 25 million euros.
Chelsea, who’ve lengthy misplaced Reece James and Ben Chilwell to damage, are additionally keeping track of his scenario as Dest can play on the proper in addition to the left.
In addition, the identical sources slip that there are different Premier League groups whereas Atlético can also be looking out as a result of issues it’s having to shut the signing of Valencian participant Daniel Wass, the one chosen by the mattress membership to interchange Kieran Trippier .