Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino has hailed Ashraf Hakimi as one of the best right-backs in the world at the moment.
Paris Saint-Germain defeated Clermont Foot 4-0 in Ligue 1 on Saturday. The 22-year-old right-back has continued to excel since joining from Inter Milan for PSG.
The French press asked the Argentine coach if Hakimi’s performance has made the Moroccan back one of the best players in the world in that position.
“I am happy with Ashraf, he is one of the best players in the world,” Poch said.
“He has a lot of potential. But he has a lot to develop further. We will make him that way because he has shown that he is a very smart player to learn.”
As for Hakimi, he has made five appearances for PSG, scoring 1 goal and providing 2 assists.