Nathan Ake is more likely to depart Bournemouth and be part of Man City in a deal price £35million this summer time, talkSPORT understands.
The Dutch defender has been linked with Manchester United and former membership Chelsea, however Pep Guardiola’s facet have emerged because the front-runners for his signature.
Bournemouth are consigned to shedding the 25-year-old, whose inventory stays excessive regardless of the Cherries’ struggles this season.
Eddie Howe’s facet want a miracle to keep away from relegation to the Championship – however Ake will virtually actually be taking part in Premier League soccer subsequent season.
talkSPORT understands that Bournemouth will settle for £35m if they’re relegated – and Man City will launch a bid imminently after registering their curiosity on Monday.
Man United and Chelsea are additionally out there for a centre-back, and each golf equipment have been closely rumoured to be chasing Ake.
The Netherlands worldwide left Chelsea for Bournemouth after only a handful of first-team appearances in 2017.
Reviews have claimed the Blues included a £40m buy-back clause within the £20m deal, though there may be confusion as as to if it has expired.
In the meantime, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appeared to inform Ake he was on the lookout for a left-footed centre-back following Manchester United’s 5-2 victory over Bournemouth final month.
Nevertheless, Ake appears to be like set to hitch the blue half of Manchester as an alternative, which might make John Stones surplus to necessities on the Etihad.
The England worldwide has been frozen out this season – and experiences counsel he might be part of Arsenal this summer time to play below former Man City assistant Mikel Arteta.
It’s understood the Gunners are reluctant to fulfill City’s £30m valuation, although.