Nathan Ake eyed by Pep Guardiola as boss considers £40m January move for Bournemouth star
PEP GUARDIOLA will weigh up a £40million offer for Nathan Ake in January.
The Manchester City manager is prepared to match neighbors United and Tottenham in the race to sign the Bournemouth centre-back.
Guardiola looked at Ake, 23, in the summer and he has since turned out to be one of the stand-out defenders in the Premier League.
Ake’s adaptability is a reward, as he can cover at left-back and in defensive midfield.
The Holland international would boost City’s home-developed quantity as well, subsequent to beginning his profession at the Chelsea Academy before fixing his turn to the Cherries.
Pep thinks the defender would be capable of slotting straight into the City group and can possibly turn into a world-class player.
Ake recently admitted he was aware of talk suggesting Spurs and United were keen on a January bargain.
In any case, he stated: « right now I play at Bournemouth and that is going extremely well, so I center around that. »
In the interim, Guardiola has asked City to secure Leroy Sane to another agreement.
The Spaniard stated: « No doubt. The club are working on it. »