French champions, Paris Saint-Germain have shown interest in snapping up Real Madrid loanee, Achraf, rivalling Dortmund and Bayern in the race for the right-back.
The Morrocan star is in his second season on loan at Borussia Dortmund from Laliga giants, Real Madrid– putting up performances that has turned him into a favourite at the Signal Iduna park.
With Seven goals and ten assists for the Black and Yellow side before football season got halted, Achraf caught the eyes of many suitors of which Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich have shown serious interest.
Reports from Marca and Tele Foot suggest that PSG wants the 21 year-old as replacement for Thomas Meunier whose contract will be expiring in the summer.
Achraf fits in perfectly to Le Perisien’s style of play, and will be willing to shell out whatever Madrid quotes as Hakimi’s price tag, should they choose to sell when the right back returns.
Real Madrid and Dortmund remain the likeliest options for Achraf.
Hakimi still has a contract at Real till 2021, and the expectation is that he will return to the Bernabeu when his loan expires in the summer to reinforce Zinedine Zidane’s right-back options.
However, it is unlikely that the Moroccan, whose agent described as “The best right back in the world, along with Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold” will agree to remain in Madrid should Zidane fail to assure him a starting berth. A spot which Dani Carvajal has strongly held on to under the French manager.
And this is where Dortmund can capitalize on, seeing that they are more determined than ever to make his move from Real Madrid a permanent one.
The player’s agent also highlighted this in an interview.
All of the big clubs in Europe want him, and of course Real Madrid are one of them. But Dortmund remains an option for us, we’ll have to wait and see
Alejandro Camaño said, with quotes from Skyports Germany.
This goes to show that the battle for the most wanted right back in the world is going to boil down to who will value him more (in terms of playing time), than a financial battle.