“Real Madrid was my home, and I wanted to continue and fight to participate,” the Moroccan told the Spanish TV show El Cherengito.
Then he added, “But the club decided something else. I do not blame (coach Zinedine) Zidane or the management.”
“I think Real Madrid might have priority in getting me if I leave Inter,” he added.
The right-back left Real Madrid at the beginning of this season for 40 million euros.
Hakimi, 22, participated in 41 matches with Inter, scored 7 goals and sent 8 assists.
Hakimi won the Italian league title, who has been absent from Inter since 2010.