PSG’s flagship recruit this summer, Ashraf Hakimi confided on the official website of the capital club. The former right-back of Inter Milan spoke in particular about the attractiveness of Paris Saint-Germain.
Achraf Hakimi and his successful integration at PSG
In search of a world-class right-back, PSG went for Achraf Hakimi to Inter Milan this summer for a check for 71 million euros. And given the performances of the Moroccan international, Leonardo can boast of having got his hands on a first-choice reinforcement. Moreover, the principal concerned says he is happy to have been able to join a city like Paris where he already feels happy.
“It’s going very well. I am happy in this city and this amazing team. Everyone is very kind to me. When I have landed, I will go to discover the city, of which I am told only good. I really want to know it and enjoy it ( … ) For now, I had dinner near the Eiffel Tower. I walked along the Louvre Museum and I wandered a little “, confided the 22-year-old defender on PSG TV.
Achraf Hakimi wants to make history at Paris SG
Since 2011 and the advent of QSI, the Paris Saint-Germain entered another dimension. And you only have to see the elements that make up Mauricio Pochettino’s squad to be convinced. This summer, Lionel Messi even joined the Red and Blue. Now heading for the Champions League, the ultimate dream of Qatari leaders after so many investments. Achraf Hakimi wants to participate in writing this history of PSG.
“I am honored to have signed in Paris. A great club, historic, ambitious. You know the excellent team we have ( … ) I am happy to be part of this club. I hope to do nice things there and leave my name in its history (…) And personally, enjoy and engrave my name in the history of PSG “, added the player trained at Real Madrid. And that’s not all.
Ashraf Hakimi and the attractiveness of Paris
In this same interview, the Madrid native also dropped a little phrase that says a lot about the attractiveness of PSG. “You know the great team we have, the players who are here and those who want to come. I am happy to be part of this club “, reveals the Lion of the Atlas. As its president already confided Nasser Al-Khelaifi to The Team last June 7, PSG is now dreaming almost all the great players on the planet. “What I can tell you, and you can believe me, is that all the great players want to come to PSG”, had launched the Qatari businessman.
What new stars at PSG next season ?
For the next recruitment periods, Paris Saint-Germain is targeting several profiles. Eager to further strengthen his midfield by bringing in particular more creativity, the current Ligue 1 leader is cited in the footsteps of the Croatian international Marcelo Brozovic, 28 years old, at the end of his contract at Inter Milan. Still in midfield, the Ivorian Franck Kessié (24 years old), at the end of his contract at AC Milan and the tricolore Paul Pogba, also free next June 30 at Manchester United, are in the sights of Leonardo.
In attack, to replace Kylian Mbappé, Robert Lewandowski (33 years old, Bayern Munich), Mohamed Salah (29 years old, Liverpool) and the young Norwegian international Erling Haaland (21 years old, Borussia Dortmund) are the priority targets of the Parisian leaders. The fans of the club of the capital are now waiting to know which are the new stars who will land in Paris during the next mercatos. Nasser Al-Khelaifi and the Emir of Qatar are determined to make PSG the greatest team in the world.