We will catch Inter Milan in the race to Scudetto, says Theo Hernandez. The French footballer was a part of Real Madrid with Hakimi and praised the winger. Achraf Hakimi is an important player for Inter Milan. The Moroccan joined Real Madrid’s youth setup when he was eight years old. Furthermore, he played through the seasons and kept getting better with every season. Soon, he became a part of the main squad in 2017. He got the number 19 jersey. He made his La Liga debut in a 2-0 win against RCD Espanyol.
In 2018, Borussia Dortmund signed him on a two-year loan. Later in 2020, Hakimi joined Inter on a five-year contract for a reported fee of €40 million. He scored his first goal for Inter in a game against Benevento where Inter won by 5-2. And the winger has excelled unstoppable at the club. So much so that many clubs are eyeing him for transfer even in this season. Recently, R9 Ronaldo praised Hakimi and said that Madrid made a mistake by letting him go.
We will catch Inter Milan says Milan defender Theo as Inter lead the table
Inter Milan have been consistent with their performances and have an eight-match winning streak. Further, they are six points ahead of city rivals AC Milan with 11 games remaining. The Nerazzurri are Serie A favorites and with continued efforts, they are capable of lifting the Scudetto. However, Milan defender Theo Hernandez thinks that the game can change any moment and they might catch up with Inter.
Theo also praised Hakimi and talked about their early days together. The two left Real Madrid at the same time due to lack of playtime. He continued by saying that the two might be rivals on the field but they are good friends outside the game. He added that Real Madrid already has a number of extraordinary players. Thus, many players consider a move away to get the play minutes and success with time.