Achraf Hakimi arrives in Milan for his Inter medical as he prepares to seal £36m move from Real Madrid – with Antonio Conte beating off competition from Manchester City and Chelsea
- Achraf Hakimi has reportedly agreed move from Real Madrid to Inter Milan
- Young full-back starred during a two-year loan spell with Borussia Dortmund
- He arrived in Milan for a medical on Tuesday and deal is worth initial £36million
- Premier League sides Chelsea and Manchester City were keen on the Moroccan
Inter Milan have reportedly sealed the signing of Real Madrid full-back Achraf Hakimi on a five-year contract for an initial fee of £36million.
The Moroccan international was spotted arriving in Milan to complete his medical ahead of sealing a move to Antonio Conte’s Serie A side amid interest from Premier League clubs including Chelsea and Manchester City.
Hakimi, 21, made 17 appearances for Real Madrid but shot to prominence during a two-year loan spell with Borussia Dortmund that brought 13 goals in 72 games.
Achraf Hakimi arrives in Milan to seal a £36million move from Real Madrid to Internazionale
Young Moroccan international had been set to leave Madrid with several top clubs interested
Supporters had waited outside the club’s headquarters to catch a glimpse of their new player
Crowds had gathered outside Inter’s headquarters to catch a glimpse of their new signing ahead of the defender sealing his move.
Born in Madrid, Hakimi opted to represent the country of his parents at international level and to date has won 28 caps as well as representing Morocco at the 2018 World Cup.
His performances for Dortmund this year, with 10 assists across 25 games, had put top European clubs on alert after he failed to agree a new deal with his parent club.
Hours after entering the club’s facilities, it was reported Hakimi sealed his permanent move
Hakimi rose to prominence during an impressive two-year loan spell at Borussia Dortmund
Antonio Conte enjoyed an encouraging debut season at Inter and has strengthened his squad
Inter sit third in Serie A after the resumption of action and next host Brescia as they aim to closee the gap to the top.
They are currently eight points from leaders Juventus with 10 games to play following an encouraging debut season for Antonio Conte.
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