Achraf Hakimi completes PSG deal

Paris Saint-Germain have completed the signing of Inter full-back Achraf Hakimi.

The Morocco international will cost in the region of £52million plus £9million in add-ons.

Achraf Hakimi leaves the Serie A champions Inter Milan after just one season playing in Italy’s top flight.

The transfer comes as a significant blow for Inter.

Achraf Hakimi is considered to be one of the game’s top attacking full-backs.

However, financial struggles mean the transfer has become a necessity.

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“I feel a great sense of pride today,” Hakimi told PSG’s official website. 

“After Spain, Germany and Italy, Paris Saint-Germain offers me the chance to discover a new championship.”

“This is one of the most prestigious clubs in the world.”

“I can’t wait to meet my new team-mates.”

“The fans and experience the incredible colour and passion inside the Parc des Princes.”

“I share the same big ambitions as the coaching staff.”

“My teammates and will do everything I can to deliver what is expected of me.”

For PSG, meanwhile, the signing of Hakimi represents a significant coup as Mauricio Pochettino’s side look to recover from what was a disappointing 2020-21 campaign that saw them miss out on the Ligue 1 title.

Georginio Wijnaldum has already arrived from Liverpool.

Meanwhile goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is also expected to join on a free transfer from AC Milan.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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