Real Madrid release statement on Chelsea transfer target

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La Liga giants Real Madrid have announced they have sold Chelsea transfer target Achraf Hakimi to Italian giants Inter Milan for £40.5million.

Chelsea eyed a move for the 21 year old right-back after he earned rave reviews during his two-year loan spell at Borussia Dortmund.

He is regarded as one of the best right-backs in te world and chipped in with nine goals and ten assists in 46 games this season.

A statement on the Spanish club’s website said: “Real Madrid CF and Inter Milan have agreed to transfer Achraf Hakimi.

“The club wants to thank Achraf for all these years of dedication, professionalism and exemplary behaviour since he came to our academy in 2006 and wishes him good luck in his new phase.”

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