Injured American defender Sergiño Dest has signed a four-year deal to remain with Dutch giant PSV Eindhoven, bringing his tenure to Barcelona to an end.

ESPN is reporting that Barça will receive a percentage of any future transfer deal for Dest, whose previous deal was set to expire after the 2024-25 campaign.

Details of Dest’s new deal have not been revealed.

Dest is already familiar with PSV after spending the previous season on loan to the club.

The outside back scored two goals in 25 league matches and 37 overall games before tearing an ACL in training on April 20 – an injury that required surgery and will cause him to miss the start of the 2024-25 season.

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The  23-year-old had previously let be known that he hoped to stay at PSV.

‘PSV is very satisfied with me and I am enjoying myself here,’ he told reporters in April, as quoted by Goal. ‘We are doing well as a team, we are close to being champions and next year we will play in the Champions League.’ 

He added: ‘Everything has to be right and it’s up to us to fix everything to reach a good agreement.’

Dest has two goals in 33 international appearances and started all four US matches at the 2022 World Cup.

He is currently sitting out of the ongoing Copa America.

‘Unfortunately, I’ve torn my ACL,’ Dest said in an April video posted on X. ‘I will have an operation soon and will try to come back as soon as possible to my top level. It will be a difficult time for me, but I know these times only make me stronger.’

He had been a regular starter under US coach Gregg Berhalter.

Joe Scally has replaced Dest in Berhalter’s lineup.

The US will face red-hot Uruguay in a must-win game on Monday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

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