Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Georginio Wijnaldum, Nuno Mendes … Paris Saint-Germain achieved an incredible summer transfer window with the arrival of La Pulga, which has not yet shown its best face under the colors Parisian. But whatever, because in the meantime, the supporters of the club of the capital can feast with the last recruit of the Parisian transfer window XXL: Achraf Hakimi.
Snatched from Inter this summer, the Moroccan right-back had made a perfect start in Ligue 1 with a goal against ESTAC on the first day. The 22-year-old was then a decisive passer against Brest and Reims in August. But that was just the start of the Hakimi show. Tenured at the Stade Saint-Symphorien, against FC Metz, Wednesday evening, the Lion of the Atlas (36 caps, 4 goals) simply offered three points to his team by scoring the two goals of his team, including the last one at the end additional time.
Pochettino under the spell
In addition to his enormous offensive contribution, Achraf Hakimi did the job defensively by chaining races, as always. Moreover, the Metz offensives have often arrived on the other side, and it is not for nothing. Seduced by his recruit, Mauricio Pochettino said all the good he thought of the Moroccan at a press conference: “I’m very happy for him, he’s a very good boy. He doesn’t just give us goals. He also works on the sides, offensively but also defensively. And I’m very happy for him. ”
A new player quickly decisive therefore, but above all already well integrated and very comfortable. The Argentine coach has also released a little anecdote in front of journalists. “Yesterday (Tuesday, Editor’s note), at the end of training, I talk to him and ask him how he is. He said to me: “I’m fine, and you coach, how are you? You ask everyone but no one asks how you are.” Today, I am happy for him for his good intentions and his good heart which he shows every time and every day on a daily basis ”, concluded Mauricio Pochettino. Achraf Hakimi, a recruit already in gold.