Manchester City have accomplished the £41million signing of Nathan Ake from Bournemouth, the Premier League membership have introduced.
The Netherlands worldwide has put pen to paper on a five-year deal to maintain him on the Etihad till the summer time of 2025.
Talking to the membership’s official web site, the 25-year-old expressed his need to win trophies below Pep Guardiola.
“City have been the perfect facet in England over the course of the final decade,” he mentioned.
“Coming here’s a dream for me. It is a high facet stuffed with world-class gamers. All over the place you look on this squad there are large names with worldwide pedigree.
“Pep is a supervisor admired internationally – what he’s completed within the sport speaks for itself. The success he’s had is unbelievable and the model of soccer he performs actually appeals to me.
“I do know I’m going to should work arduous to get into the facet, however that’s what I’m right here to do. I’ll do no matter I can to make an influence and assist the crew win silverware.”
The Cherries – who’re at present looking out for a brand new supervisor following Eddie Howe’s departure by mutual consent on Saturday – accepted a suggestion which is claimed to be value £40m rising to £41m.
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Txiki Begiristain added: “Nathan is a high quality defender. He was a pacesetter throughout his time at Bournemouth, and I’m so happy we’ve managed to carry him right here.
“He’s sturdy and fast, and we really feel he has the technical and mental attributes wanted to excel in Pep’s setup.
“Working with this squad, which is filled with world-class gamers, will increase his degree, and we’re trying ahead to seeing what he can obtain right here within the coming years.”