Torino's Samuele Ricci and Sergiño Dest compete for the ball...

Torino's Samuele Ricci and Sergiño Dest compete for the ball during the Serie A soccer match between Torino and AC Milan at the Turin Olympic stadium, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022.  Credit: AP/Fabio Ferrari

American right back Sergiño Dest missed his third straight match for AC Milan on Tuesday night, a day before U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announces his World Cup roster.

Dest did not dress for Milan's Serie A match at Cremonese. The club said last week that Dest was bothered by adductor fatigue.

Loaned to Milan from Barcelona, the 22-year-old Dest has been limited to two starts and six substitute appearances this season. He last played Oct. 30 at Torino, entering at the start of the second half. Dest has played one 90-minute match for Milan, at Chelsea on Oct. 5 in the Champions League.

Dest is the Americans’ first-choice right back and a backup to Antonee Robinson at left back.

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