French football club Paris-Saint-Germain has officially announced the signing of Achraf Hakimi as their new player until June 2026.
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_inside) July 6, 2021
The 22-year old Moroccan defender has already played for Real Madrid, Inter Milan, Borussia Dortmund and now PSG.
…here we go 🇲🇦🚆 and good luck to the Moroccan train!
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 6, 2021
“Welcome Achraf, The club is pleased to announce the arrival of Achraf Hakimi. The 22-year-old Moroccan right-back, who has Spanish nationality, has signed a five-year contract through June 30, 2026,” stated the club, PSG through their social media handles.
Hakimi was born in Madrid. He had joined the Real Madrid youth academy when he was seven years old in 2006. He scored a goal and appeared in 28 matches for Real Madrid’s B team called Real Madrid Castilla before he played in the first team a year later. He went on a loan for two seasons to the Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and joined Inter Milan at last in 2020.
As quoted by PSG on their website, Hakimi said: “I feel a great sense of pride today. After Spain, Germany and Italy, Paris Saint-Germain offers me the chance to discover a new championship with one of the prestigious clubs in the world. I cannot wait to meet my new teammates, the fans and experience the incredible colour and passion. I share the same big ambitions as the coaching staff and my teammates and will do everything I can to deliver what is expected of me.”
Achraf Hakimi has appeared in 37 games and scored 7 goals with 8 assists in his last season at Serie A.