The two clubs are in talks over a €20 million deal for the former Ajax man
Barcelona still expect things to happen before the transfer window closes. One of them is the exit of Sergino Dest, with the backing of the club and the coaching staff. Barça want to move the right-back on this summer because he has not convinced and there are serious options for him to leave on loan or permanently.
Barça are negotiating with Manchester United and have asked for €20 million. The English club want to bring the price down by including Diogo Dalot in a potential deal, but Barça are only interested in a cash transfer.
United's interest is not new. They asked about Dest when negotiating for Frenkie de Jong. The English side's coach, Erik ten Hag, worked with them both at Ajax.
Chelsea want the issue to be resolved next week. Dest has a market. Chelsea could also get involved, despite renewing Cesar Azpilicueta's deal with the club recently. They are also interested in Celtic's Josip Juranovic.
If Dest leaves, Barça plan to sign a right-back. Xavi wants an experienced option there. For now, Dest does not want to go but it depends on the offers he has. He knows he will not get lots of chances at Barça and it's not in his interest to stagnate.
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