PSG’s Hakimi Outshines Chelsea, Newscastle, & Man City Stars, Claims Top RB Ranking

If Paris Saint-Germain needed any more proof over the right-back in Achraf Hakimi, they got it from the latest ranking. ESPN FC hailed Hakimi as the top right back in world football.

The sports media outlet issued its ESPN FC 100 ranking, and the Morocco international is at the top. Hakimi is ahead of some notable names currently playing in the Premier League.

Despite the 24-year-old playing in Ligue 1, he’s ahead of Newcastle United’s Kieran Trippier, who’s No. 2.

Hakimi is also better than Manchester City’s Kyle Walker and Chelsea’s Reece James, per the ranking. Additionally, Hakimi is ahead of FC Barcelona’s Jules Kounde to round out the top five.

The Moroccan international’s impressive displays on the field, coupled with his impact at PSG and the Morocco national team, have undoubtedly caught the attention of experts.

Hakimi’s breathtaking speed, exceptional dribbling skills, and offensive prowess have made him a standout player.

Since joining PSG in the summer of 2021 from Inter Milan, he has seamlessly integrated into the squad. With his intelligent runs and pinpoint crosses, Hakimi’s ability to contribute offensively has made him a vital component of PSG’s attacking machinery.

After a so-so second season in Paris, Hakimi will attempt to have a bounce back Year 3 under Luis Enrique.

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