The USA fullback is confident he hasn't taken the move too soon in his career.
"Ajax is a fantastic club, a great club, I have spent half of my life there. But Barça is still one level above. Everything is bigger. The stadium, the training complex, the staff...," said Dest.
“After the training sessions, dozens of people will be there for you. All specialists in their field. At Ajax too, but it's smaller.
“People may think that I went to Barcelona too early, that I should have stayed longer at Ajax. When you go to Spain to live there, you learn Spanish earlier and better than if you stayed in the Netherlands. That's how I see it with football.
"It's a challenge, but I love it."