Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain have recently announced the signing of Ashraf Hakimi. Paris paid Inter Milan 71 million euros for the Moroccan wing-back, who has a great ability to assist.
Ashraf Hakimi’s experience
Ashraf, 23, is one of the hottest wingers in football. He started his career at the Real Madrid-Castilla, where he broke into the first team at the age of 19, before being loaned out to Borussia Dortmund for two seasons. Last summer, Inter Milan bought Ashraf for a fee of €40 million.
Since arriving in Serie A, Ashraf Hakimi has quickly integrated into the team.In the 2020/2021 season, Ashraf made 42 appearances for Inter (9 as a substitute), scoring 7 goals and assisting 11 times, helping Inter win the league title again after 11 years.
Unfortunately, due to financial difficulties, Inter had to sell their key players and Ashraf Hakimi was forced to move on. After more than a month of negotiations, Inter reached an agreement with Paris to buy Ashraf. According to reports, the fee for Ashraf is €60 million + €11 million floating, including an initial transfer fee of €60 million and €11 million in add-ons.
According to the French media, Ashraf Hakimi has signed a five-year contract with Paris for an annual salary of €8 million.
The signing was the most expensive of the summer of 2021, with Achraf Hakimi becoming the first African player in history to accumulate a transfer fee of €100 million.
Ashraf’s transfer fees have accumulated to over €100 million
Since Europe went through the epidemic, Achraf has featured twice in the 14 most expensive transfers in Europe, although his top spot will soon be taken by the €85 million Sancho. Manchester United should make an official announcement of Sancho’s arrival in the near future.
The top 10 most expensive African players in terms of cumulative transfer fees in history are as follows.
After the transfer was completed, Ashraf took to social media to express his gratitude to Inter. Ashraf wrote: “I had a difficult season at Inter, but also a great one, Inter will always be in my heart!”