Chelsea are reportedly set to sign Inter Milan winger Achraf Hakimi in the summer. The referee was one of Inter’s most famous players of the season, having won their first Scudetto in eleven years.
According to Metro, Inter have rejected offers from PSG and Chelsea for Achraf. According to reports, PSG and Chelsea have agreed a fee of £ 50 million for Morocco, while Inter have agreed a fee of £ 68 million.
According to reports, Chelsea are set to sign a major swap deal to sign the referee. The Blues are ready to offer Danish center-back Andreas Christensen and left-back Emerson Palmieri to Inter for Hakimi.
Achraf Hakimi rose to the youth ranks at Real before making his debut for the club in the 2017-18 season. After failing to clear a permanent place at the Santiago Bernabeu, the referee was given a two-year lease to German giants Borussia Dortmund.
The Moroccan defender took to the stage while in Germany and became one of Europe’s most promising right-backs. During his two-year career with the club, he made 73 appearances and scored 12 goals in all competitions.
The referee was expected to return to Real and take over the right-wing defense. But Los Blancos decided to sell Hakimi to Inter for 40 million euros.
In Milan’s only season at Inter, Hakimi played a key role in the club’s quest for the Serie A title. He has scored in seven games in all competitions for the Nerrazzuri this season and has conceded eleven assists in 45 appearances.
Antonio Conte’s departure from Inter has caused unrest at Inter and forced Achraf Hakim to reconsider his future at the club.
Inter’s current financial situation could also force them to sell some of their valuable assets in the summer.
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Emerson Palmieri, meanwhile, has been battling for regular playing time since moving from Napoli to Chelsea in 2018. The Italian is currently the third-placed left-back at Chelsea and is set to leave the club this summer.
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