£60million player reveals he rejected move to Chelsea in the summer

Morocco international Achraf Hakimi has confirmed he turned down European champions Chelsea in order to complete a £60million move to Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

The Blues offered current first-choice left wing-back Marcos Alonso to Inter Milan as part of negotiations for the 22 year old Hakimi during the summer.

“I had two offers, one from Chelsea and one from Paris Saint-Germain,” Hakimi told L’Equipe via Football Italia. “But I felt I had to come to Paris, that I would have been happy there.

“PSG is a great club, I really appreciate the support the fans gave me straight away. I was lucky because so many other champions joined me. I feel good at PSG, we have a dream team and I’m happy to be a part of it.”

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