Achraf Hakimi joins PSG from Inter Milan

Achraf Hakimi joins PSG from Inter Milan

Achraf Hakimi joins PSG ahead of summer. The Moroccan cleared the medical exams in Paris yesterday and officially signed the deal with the club. Furthermore, the Nerazzurri accepted the offer at €68 million with €3 million add-ons. The 22-year old has impressed so far. He won Serie A with the Nerazzurri which made him a more favorable target. Hakimi joined Inter in July 2020 and scored 7 goals and provided nine assists in Serie A.

Inter made a lot of signings in 2019 and spent around €100 million. However, the coronavirus pandemic hit the world in 2020. Further, the doors of San Siro remained closed for the fans for more than a year. Thus, reducing revenues for the clubs. Plus, the sponsors cut down on the amount due to the same reason. On top of that, Chinese owners Suning could not put in any personal investments due to the new rules implemented by the Chinese government. Due to the ongoing financial struggle, the Nerazzurri secured a €275 million funding from Oaktree Capitals for three years.

Achraf Hakimi joins PSG
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Achraf Hakimi joins PSG, says he is excited for the new journey

The Nerazzurri kept a target to retrieve €100 million from sales in the summer. While they put Hakimi on sale at €80 million, it came down to €71 million after negotiations. Details about Hakimi’s transfer to PSG were revealed. Further, the 22-year old shared a message from the official website of PSG saying he feels a sense of pride to be a part of the club. He added that after playing for Spain, Germany, and Italy, he finally has a chance to play for one of the most prestigious clubs in the world.

The 22-year is as excited and into the idea as the team and the coaching staff. Plus, he is ready for the new adventure. Inter will have to sell more players to achieve their target.

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