With Achraf Hakimi, PSG get their money’s worth
60 million euros. This is the sum swallowed up by PSG in the transfer of Ashraf Hakimi this summer. Enough to make the 22-year-old Moroccan international one of the 10 most expensive defenders in history. But the game was worth the candle, PSG having never found the right-back position since the beginning of the Qatari era. With Hakimi, trained at Real Madrid before going through Dortmund (2018-2020) and Inter Milan (2020-2021), the problem is resolved. The reigning Italian champion has been on the screen since the start of the season. « It is one of the best (at his post), he has great potential and plenty of areas for improvement. We will work to bring it to its maximum», Declared Mauricio Pochettino, last Saturday after the victory against Clermont (4-0).
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Already the author of a goal and two assists, Hakimi impresses with his ability to bring danger into the truth zone. « I’m a defender, with the soul of a striker», Warned the person on his arrival on
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