Tottenham’s hopes of signing Real Madrid defender Achraf Hakimi may have taken a blow with reports from Spain suggesting that he is expected to return to Borussia Dortmund next season.
Hakimi’s two-year loan spell in the Bundesliga comes to end this summer and the right-back has caught the eye with some of his performances in Germany.
Bladi.net reported earlier this month that Tottenham were locked in a battle with Arsenal and Chelsea for the Moroccan international’s signature this summer.
AS reported last week that Dortmund were keen on extending Hakimi’s stay at Westfalenstadion by completing another loan deal or signing him on a permanent basis.
The same publication has now revealed that the defender will leave the Santiago Bernabeu this summer and is expected to agree on a return to Dortmund.
Spurs Web Opinion
I am not convinced Hakimi is a target for us to begin with. While a loan deal could be quite a lucrative option given the financial impact of the coronavirus, I don’t believe the 21-year-old will be much of an improvement on Aurier as he is just as suspect defensively. I would much rather prefer us to sign Max Aarons.
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