Blaugrana Sergiño Dest breaks his anterior cruciate knee


PSV Eindhoven player Sergiño Dest, on loan this season from FC Barcelona to the Dutch club, has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee and will be out for months as he undergoes surgery in the coming days, so it seems difficult for him current leader of the Eredivise is betting on the purchase of the Blaugrana right back.

“I wanted to inform you about my injury. Unfortunately, I have torn my anterior cruciate ligament and will have an operation soon. I will try to return to my highest level soon,” said the American full-back on his social networks.

In a video addressed to the fans, he explained that he is going through a “difficult time.” “But I know that these setbacks only make me stronger. I will return to make you proud. See you soon,” said the player born in Almere (Netherlands).

Dest was being key for PSV, the outstanding leader of the Eredivisie, with 2 goals and 7 assists so far this season. But this injury, suffered days ago in training, ends his campaign and part of the following season.

In August 2023, Dest’s loan departure to PSV was confirmed, and FC Barcelona announced that the Dutch club would have a purchase option on the player who is now in danger. In addition, Barça would reserve a percentage of a future sale of the player, which in principle does not count for Xavi Hernández.