New PSG signing Achraf Hakimi assessments optimistic for Covid-19
Paris Saint-Germain has soaked up some of the best talent in European football lately but was dealt a bitter blow with news that a new signing, Achraf Hakimi, tested positive for Covid-19.
L’Equipe, quoted by Mundo Deportivo, brought the news on Saturday lunchtime and that means the full-back will now have to self-isolate for 10 days, which is throwing his and PSG preseason into chaos.
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Standing behind everyone else for 10 days at this point is a lot of time to catch up and it would be no surprise if it affected Hakimi’s ability to cater for his new squad right away.
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Mauricio Pochettino has to do without the player in the meantime and hope that no more employees fall victim to an illness that is starting to increase again in positive cases across Europe.
The former Real Madrid and Inter star, signed for 60 million euros, has a contract until 2026.