July 31, 2020
Relegated Bournemouth has accepted a 40million pound bid from Manchester City for defender Nathan Ake. It is understood there is an additional 1million pound in add-ons as part of the deal. Netherlands international Ake aged 25, joined Bournemouth in 2017 for a club record fee and has made 121 appearances for the Cherries. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been targeting at least one centre-back to bolster his squad next season and Ake has been a target for a while.