By Richard Hookham For Mailonline
Published: 10:46 BST, 6 October 2020 | Updated: 11:38 BST, 6 October 2020
New signing Sergino Dest admits he didn't understand a word Lionel Messi said after first meeting the Barcelona icon, but he believes they got off on the right foot.
Dest secured a dream switch from Ajax to the Nou Camp last Thursday with the 19-year-old defender becoming the first American to play for the La Liga giants in their 1-1 home draw against Sevilla on Sunday.
The United States international made his debut as a 75th-minute substitute, replacing the injured Jordi Alba, and created an 81st-minute chance for Messi.
Sergino Dest made his Barcelona debut against Sevilla after his £23.5million move from Ajax
Dest came on as a 75th-minute substitute for Jordi Alba in Sunday's 1-1 draw with Sevilla
Dest, who has joined on a five-year, £23.5million deal and had a club