African star to leave Real in €40m deal

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Morocco international Achraf Hakimi is reportedly close to sealing a €40million move to Serie A giants from Real Madrid.

Hakimi has spent the last two years on loan at Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund, who were also reportedly keen on keeping him on a permanent move.

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However, Sky Sport Italia's Gianluca Di Marzio has now reported the Moroccan has decided against returning to the Santiago Bernabeu in favour of a move to Inter.

There were reports that Zinedine Zidane wanted Hakimi back this season, while the player himself stated earlier in the season he would open to a return if Los Blancos wanted him.

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“Real Madrid are the club I call home,” Hakimi told Telefoot, according to AS.

“I’ve really enjoyed my time there and played lots of games there.

"If Real Madrid want me to go back, I’ll go back. And if not, I will need to write the next chapter at another great club.”

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