07 Jul PSG signal Achraf Hakimi from Inter Milan on five-year contract
Paris Saint-Germain have accomplished the signing of Achraf Hakimi from Inter Milan on a five-year contract.
Football4cast reported final month that the Serie A champions would obtain as much as €70 million — bonuses included — for the Morocco worldwide.
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Sources informed Football4cast that private phrases have been agreed between PSG and Hakimi greater than a month in the past and that the full-back pushed for the transfer to occur.
“I really feel an incredible sense of satisfaction immediately,” Hakimi mentioned. “After Spain, Germany and Italy, Paris Saint-Germain presents me the prospect to find a brand new championship with one of the crucial prestigious golf equipment on the planet. I am unable to wait to satisfy my new teammates, the followers and expertise the unimaginable color and keenness contained in the Parc des Princes.
“I share the identical huge ambitions because the teaching workers and my teammates and can do all the pieces I can to ship what is anticipated of me.”
PSG chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi added: “This calibre of signing exhibits the extent of our ambitions — we proceed to construct one thing very particular. Achraf could solely be 22 years previous and has already established himself as one of the crucial gifted full-backs in world football — these are the requirements we set on the membership. I do know Achraf may have a incredible profession with us and the entire membership needs him each success in our colors.”
Champions League winners Chelsea have been additionally keen on signing Hakimi this summer time however sources informed Football4cast that they by no means made a concrete supply.
Hakimi’s departure will assist Inter usher in wanted cash to assist the membership settle money owed.
The defender performed a key function in serving to Inter declare their first league title in 11 years final season, contributing seven targets and 11 assists in Serie A.
Hakimi joined the Italian giants final summer time from Actual Madrid for €40m after two seasons on mortgage at Borussia Dortmund.
The defender will turn into the most recent new recruit at PSG after they signed Georginio Wijnaldum on a free transfer, and they’re additionally set to finish the signing of Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.