Hakimi admits he was aware of Mbappe’s decision in advance

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Achraf Hakimi, the right-back of Paris Saint-Germain, revealed that he knew that his colleague Kylian Mbappe decided to renew his contract with the French capital team and abandon the Real Madrid offer.

Mbappe renewed his contract with the Parisian club for 3 years to continue in the blue shirt until 2025.

Hakimi said in statements to the “La Resistencia” program: Yes, I knew Mbappe’s decision in advance, several days before the official signing.

He continued: I received messages from people who had not contacted me for a long time, saying: Tell us, what will your friend do?

The former Real Madrid player sent a message to the current club president, Florentino Perez, and told him: I have nothing but respect for him. I hope he signs another great player and all the best to Real Madrid on Saturday.

According to the “Alchiringuito” program, Mbappe told Perez: I would like to tell you my final decision, which is to stay in Paris Saint-Germain.

He continued: “I would like to thank you for your offer to play for Real Madrid, the club that I have loved since my childhood. I hope you understand my decision. All the best against Liverpool in the Champions League final.”