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Fan View: Arsenal, Chelsea or PSG - Where should Hakimi play next season?

00:13 BST 05/06/2021
Achraf Hakimi, Inter 2021
Football enthusiasts have had their say on the next destination of the Morocco international, after rumours spread about his future

Goal readers believe Inter Milan defender Achraf Hakimi should join Premier League side Chelsea in the summer.

The 22-year-old has only spent a season with the Black and Blues, after arriving from Real Madrid last summer.

Hakimi signed a five-year contract with Inter but there were rumours on his future following the departure of manager Antonio Conte, who brought the versatile defender to the San Siro.  

The Morocco international delivered consistent performances during his debut campaign, making 45 appearances across all competitions.

He also found the back of the net seven times and provided 11 assists to help the Black and Blues win the Serie A title after a 10-year wait.

Hakimi has been linked to a number of clubs recently following his impressive showings for Inter, including the Blues, Arsenal and French side Paris Saint -Germain.

In a poll set up by Goal, readers revealed their opinions on the future of the defender. 302 votes were cast, 32.2 percent of the readers want the wing-back to join Chelsea.

The Blues have experienced a complete turnaround since the arrival of manager Thomas Tuchel to the club after replacing Frank Lampard in January.

The German tactician led the side to win the Champions League for the second time in their history after beating rivals Manchester City in the final.

He also guided them to a fourth-place finish in the Premier League and ahead of the 2021-22 season, it is believed he will make an effort to bolster his side with new players and Hakimi has been suggested to the German tactician.

24.5 percent of the readers also believed Hakimi will develop better if he would join PSG while 21.5 percent feel the defender’s potential will be realised if he teamed up with Arsenal or remained with Inter.

Hakimi broke into Real Madrid's first team in 2016 but struggled for game time and had to leave for Borussia Dortmund in 2018 on a two-year loan to brighten his chances of playing regularly.

The Morocco international delivered impressive performances during his temporary departure from Santiago Bernabeu, featuring week-in-week-out for the club and helping them to win the DFL-Super Cup before his permanent move to Inter.