Borussia Dortmund is willing to sign Real Madrid defender Achraf Hakimi on a permanent deal after his impressive start to German football.
Hakimi is currently on loan with the German outfit and the club’s directors are aiming to make the deal permanent for the Moroccan versatile player.
Hakimi,20 can play across the defence line, he can operate as a right back and as a centre-half, he has appeared 14 times for Morocco and was part of the Atlas Lions team in the World Cup in Russia.
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He has played 11 times for Dortmund this season and in September won the Bundesliga Rookie award for his performances.
“Paco Alcacer, welcome to Borussia Dortmund,” Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told the club’s meeting, as cited by Diario AS.
“Hopefully we will be able to announce the same for Achraf Hakimi, but we know that this will not be easy.”
Real Madrid signed Hakimi from CD Colonia in 2006 at the age of eight and was part of Zinedine Zidane that won the Champions League last season.
He was loaned out in a bid to gain more experience and playing time just as Real Madrid did to Dani Carvajal when seasons back when he was loaned to Bayer Leverkusen.