Africa Achraf Hakimi : The defender officially joins Inter Milan

Achraf Hakimi signs at Serie A giant inter Milan coming from Spanish side Real Madrid, per the giant Italian club. Inter Milan announced on Thursday that Hakimi joined the club on permanent basis. The youngster put pen to paper for a contract that lasts until 30 June 2025. The reported fee for the transfer €40M in addition to €5M as add-ons.

Hakimi graduated from Real Madrid’s prestigious academy. He made his first team debut in 2017. And after just 17 games, he moved to Borussia Dortmund on loan.

The young player excelled himself with the Yellows. As he became a vital part of their squad during his two years in the Signal Iduna Park. He even led them to the 2019 DFL-SuperCup.

He made 73 appearances all competitions included scoring 12 goals and 17 assists. He scored 9 goals and 10 assists for this season only. Hakimi thus has become the defender with the most amount of assists in the Bundesliga.

Hakimi was also part of the Atlas Lions’ team in the 2018 World Cup. He was the same in the 2019 AFCON and reached the round of 16.

At the end of his loan, Hakimi left Los Blancos to sign at Inter Milan to secure more playing time. He will be under the management of Antonio Conte.

Before leaving, The Morocco international expressed his gratitude to he Dortmund board. Including coaching staff, teammates and fans in a public statement as on following Twitter.

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