Manchester City confirm £41m deal signing of defender Nathan Ake from Bournemouth

Manchester City have completed the signing of Dutchman amd former Bournemouth player Nathan Ake in a £41m deal.

Manchester City Nathan Ake

Nathan Ake who is aged 25 completed his medical screening and signed a five-year contract, on Wednesday, August 5 2020.

“Manchester City have been the best side in England over the course of the last decade,’ Nathan Ake said to the press crew.

‘Coming here is a dream for me. This is a top side full of world-class players. Everywhere you look in this squad there are big names with international pedigree.’

‘Pep is a manager admired across the world – what he’s done in the game speaks for itself. The success he’s had is unbelievable and the style of football he plays really appeals to me.’

‘I know I’m going to have to work hard to get into the side, but that’s what I’m here to do. I’ll do whatever I can to make an impact and help the team win silverware.’

Nathan Ake had a total of 2 goals and 2 assists in the just concluded 2019-2020 season for Bournemouth.

Unfortunately, Bournemouth was relegated to the EFL Championship after finishing 18th.

Eddie Howe, the Bournemouth manager for the 2019-2020 season was also sacked as a result of the teams lapse.

Earlier this week, Manchester City signed spanish winger Ferran Torres from Valencia. Nathan Ake is the second signing to be done in the 2020 transfer window as the club looks to strength its defense after the 2019/2020 season lapses.


The African Media

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