Ajax has signed a contract with Sergiño Dest. The 18 year-old defender has signed a contract which takes effect on January 1, 2019, and runs until June 30, 2021. It’s the American youth international’s first contract.
Dest, who has a Dutch mother and an American father, has been playing in Ajax’s youth academy since 2012. He made his professional debut on October 15, 2018, in the PSV Reserves - Ajax Reserves (2-1) game. Since then, he’s played in 5 matches for the reserves, in which he has scored one goal.
Officially, Dest joins the Ajax Under 19s selection, where he has played in 14 matches this season and has scored 3 goals.
Steady asset for the Ajax Reserves
“I’m very happy with this contract”, says Dest. “On to great things! I want to play as many games as possible with the Ajax Reserves, and become a steady asset. And I hope to make my debut in Ajax 1 this season.”