Just days after the official start of the summer transfer window, PSG have stepped up their efforts to lure the most talented players to their team with nothing but the UEFA Champions League title in mind. Today, the French side secured one of the most talented right-backs available while splashing the cash to sign him.
The man is none other than Achraf Hakimi, who became the first African footballer to break the $100M-mark in transfers. Last year, the Moroccan footballer was bought by Inter from Real Madrid for over $41M. Now, Hakimi will join Les Parisiens after the French side paid the nerazzurri over $70M.
The French side shared the news on social media with a stylish post via Twitter.
Appreciate the talent! pic.twitter.com/QSZCqVNaOg— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) July 6, 2021
#WelcomeAchraf— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_English) July 6, 2021
The club is pleased to announce the arrival of @AchrafHakimi.
The 22-year-old Moroccan right-back, who also has Spanish nationality, has signed a five-year contract through June 30, 2026.
This is the second confirmed signing by PSG this summer, following Georginio Wijnaldum's transfer a week ago. Added to these moves, PSG are expected to announce at least two more deals in the upcoming weeks, the first one being Sergio Ramos' deal and Gianluigi Donnarumma's move to Parc des Princes.
Find more confirmed transfers in our Summer Transfer Window article, which is updated daily.