Dest reveals how adaptation to life at Milan is going and who has impressed him most

By Isak Möller -

Sergino Dest joined AC Milan on the final day of the transfer window and he has since made a couple of appearances for the Rossoneri. In short, he has been forced to adapt to life in Italy fast. 

Due to Alessandro Florenzi’s serious injury, sustained on August 30, Paolo Maldini and Ricky Massara decided to make a move for Dest. A deal was struck with Barcelona on the basis of a loan with an option to buy at around €20m.

Speaking during his presentation press conference earlier today (read in full here), Dest spoke about adapting to life in Italy and which player has impressed him the most thus far. The answer to the latter is probably what you would expect.

“Everything is going well. We are playing every three days, so I didn’t have time to look around and visit the city. Everyone in the team is very welcoming, it’s not easy to remember all the names, but the coach helps me.

“Who has impressed me the most? Milan have a great past. There are many great players like Ronaldinho and Maldini. Leao is a great player. The important thing is the team and not the individual. It is team play that leads to victories.”

It remains to be seen if Dest will get the chance from start soon, given the tight schedule, but Calabria is poised to start against Napoli on Sunday. In any case, based on what we have seen, the American international could be a

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