Nathan Ake: Man City agree £41m fee for Bournemouth defender

Netherlands international Ake has been a standout performer at the Vitality Stadium since joining from Chelsea for around £20million in 2017

Ben Burrows
Thursday 30 July 2020 11:48
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Manchester City have agreed a £41million fee with Bournemouth to sign defender Nathan Ake.

It is understood the deal is worth a guaranteed £40million to the relegated Cherries, potentially rising by a further £1million.

Netherlands international Ake has been a standout performer at the Vitality Stadium since joining from Chelsea for around £20million in 2017.

He had previously been on loan with Eddie Howe’s side.

Pep Guardiola is set for a busy summer with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly another option being strongly considered.

A deal for Valencia winger Ferran Torres is also set to completed as City look to close the gap on champions Liverpool in the Premier League.

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