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Bayern Munich set Achraf Hakimi as their main target for next transfer window -report

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The German side will offer Achraf a top contract and the player doesn’t want to return to Madrid if he’s going to be Carvajal’s backup, according to AS.

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Real Madrid loanee Achraf Hakimi will receive interest to join Bayern Munich in the upcoming transfer window as the German club have considered the young right-back a priority for them, according to a report from AS. Madrid planned to bring Achraf back but the young player just doesn’t want to be Carvajal’s backup and is determined about getting minutes as a starter after his two successful seasons with Borussia Dortmund, per that same report.

Achraf is under contract until 2022 and that means that Real Madrid would have to agree to sell the player. It would be ideal for Los Blancos to extend Achraf’s current deal and therefore keep control of the situation for a longer period of time, but the young right-back will likely keep his options open.

AS’ report says that Los Blancos will not sell Achraf for less than €60 million if he truly wants to leave the club next summer. Coach Zinedine Zidane will likely try to convince him of staying in the Spanish capital to compete with Carvajal for the starting job, but Achraf probably knows that it won’t be easy for him to start over the Spanish right-back.

All things considered, Achraf’s return and potential departure is lining up to be the main transfer saga for Real Madrid in the next transfer window. The right-back has been brilliant for Dortmund and is only 21 years old, so Madrid should just try their very best to keep him around for the long term, even if it means another loan deal and a contract extension.