Apply crop that has been done in different app

My Workflow: shoot in RAW, Ingest and apply IPTC-Data, select keepers and delete others, set crops (all in Photo Mechanic)
Crops applied will be stored in XMP sidecar files (for RAW) or in other metadata for JPG

Expectation: apply the desired crop and let AI do it’s magic on the cropped part. Export only the cropped and enhanced part.

Current behavior: crops are ignored.