Hakimi is currently on a two-year lease from Real Madrid and has had a significant impact during his time at the Bundesliga club, growing into one of the top attackers in Europe.
BVB wants to sign Achraf permanently
The BVB sporting director Michael Zorc has confirmed that the club is trying to sign Achraf Hakimi for the 2020-21 season. While the young talent of Youssufa Moukoko will soon be integrated into the first team. Hakimi is currently on a two-year lease from Real Madrid and has had a significant impact during his time at the Bundesliga club, growing into one of the top attackers in Europe. Indeed, the Moroccan scored nine goals in 44 matches for BVB this season. With four of those coming in the Champions League as Lucien Favre side left in the last 16 stages at the hands of PSG. Hakimi has always declared his intention to succeed at Madrid in the long run. At the same time, his agent Alejandro Camano said negotiations with the Liga title hopefuls would occur at the end of the current campaign.
Zidane did not give anything away as Hakimi has a future at Real
Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has been pleased with Hakimi’s development at Dortmund but did not give anything away as to whether he has a future at Bernabeu. Dani Carvajal has, for some time, been the first choice of the Madrid right-back. And the 21-year-old Hakimi is unlikely to be satisfied with the rotation of the team in the Spanish club. As he seeks to continue his impressive career path. Zorc confirmed that Dortmund plans to take every possible opportunity that might be required to extend Achraf’s time at Dortmund, with the Bundesliga outfit potentially considering another loan deal. Michael Zorc said: “His deal is ending. But we are interested in finding a solution with Real Madrid again and finding a solution where he will return at BVB next season.”
Moukoko will move to BVB’s first-team
Zorc also confirmed that 15-year-old Youssufa Moukoko. Who made the headlines by scoring more than 100 goals for various youth sides of the club. He will join Dortmund’s first team and may even make his debut in the Bundesliga when he turns 16. He added: “My coach and I talked this week that we want to unite Moukoko into our squad, that he immediately learns to train and play with adults”. As a result of a change in the rule, he can be used in the Bundesliga from November, when he will be 16 years old. “Of course, we know that we want to be on top of the Bundesliga and do well in the Champions League. That means that it is a big leap from the U-19s to the Bundesliga.”
Dortmund have already wrapped up second in Germany’s top flight and will strive to end the season on a positive note, as BVB faces Hoffenheim in their final match of the 2019-20 campaign on Saturday.