CHELSEA OPEN TALKS WITH REAL MADRID OVER ACHRAF HAKIMI

Chelsea has opened negotiations with Real Madrid over “Achraf Hakimi”, 21 to strengthen their defence line.The 21 year old defender who is currently on loan at Borussia Dortmund and seemed to have impressed during his two years stay.

The morocco international is a right back but capable of playing on both sides.The blues boss “Frank lampard” has identified the defender as one of the youngsters who could help add vibrancy to the defence line but “Reece james” has already impressed on the right flank this season.

Chelsea bid for Achraf hakimi

Unfortunately, the Spanish club is not willing to sell the defender untill the season is completed.

The loan deal between the Madrid side and Dortmund does not include a purchase after the loan campaign, this has put the defender on the minds of several clubs.Hakimi has been outstanding this season in bundesliga and Bayern Munich also seems to be interested.

In an interview, he said;

It was difficult to leave Real Madrid, but if you don’t have chances to participate, it’s good to be looking to play for more minutes.‘I’d like to keep playing. I am young and I would be happy if I continued to participate in Real Madrid.‘I have not received any call from Real Madrid since my departure.’

Hakim’s contract runs till June 2022 with a release clause of €50 million.The defender however has recorded 37 appearances with 7 goals and 10 assists.

He is a product of real Madrid youth system and has been capped by Morocco 28 times

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