Nathan Ake nearly left the club weeks ago before his proposed move to Chelsea fell through, but the player is happy to continue at Manchester City. Ake was the subject of interest from Chelsea, and but for the clubs not being able to agree on a valuation for him, may be playing at Stamford Bridge next season.
Chelsea have reportedly made a new attempt to sign Nathan Ake from Manchester City after their initial deal fell apart weeks ago. Chelsea have heavy interest in Ake, and were close to completing a deal, but Manchester City wanted more than Chelsea were willing to give.
Manchester City were set to lose Nathan Ake to Chelsea for a fee of around £45million last week, but the clubs couldn't agree on a fixed valuation in the end for the player. David Ornstein of the Athletic then reported yesterday that Ake would be staying at Manchester City.
Nathan Ake will remain at Manchester City after Chelsea failed to meet the Etihad side's valuation for the Dutch defender. Chelsea had been in talks about signing the 27-year-old this summer. Ake, who has featured at both centre-back and left-back for City, made 14 top-flight appearances last season, scoring twice.
Manchester City retaining the services of Nathan Ake may open up funds to replace Raheem Sterling. City had originally been focused on having to replace Nathan Ake and sign a new centre-back, but the fact the Dutch defender is staying at the club may open the door for a Sterling replacement.
Chelsea are looking to refurbish their defence this summer, starting with the signing of Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli, but their next transfer hopeful Nathan Ake is no longer on the cards.
Nathan Ake's prospective move from Manchester City to Chelsea has collapsed as the two clubs could not agree on the structure of the transfer, 90min understands. Ake had seemed close to returning to Stamford Bridge this summer, having spent five years with Chelsea prior to joining Bournemouth in 2017. As...
Manchester City defender Nathan Ake is now staying at Manchester City after Chelsea and City failed to come to a mutual agreement on a fee. City wanted £41million or above, and Chelsea are not prepared to pay as much as the club asked for. Ake will now stay at...
Manchester City will join Barcelona in the race for Sevilla's Jules Kounde if centre-back Nathan Ake leaves the Etihad this summer, sources have told ESPN. Sources have said that City will also consider a move for Villarreal's Pau Torres as a replacement for Ake if the Netherlands international moves on.
With it looking likely that both Nathan Ake and Oleksandr Zinchenko will leave the club, Manchester City are in the market for replacements for both men. Ake has been linked with a move to Chelsea over the past month and it now appears Arsenal will move for Zinchenko.
Chelsea have agreed a £45million deal in principle for Nathan Ake. The clubs have finally come to an agreement on the fee, and now Chelsea must wait for Manchester City to find a replacement for Ake. Manchester City stated from the outset they would not accept any less than...
Manchester City defender Nathan Ake is now reportedly very close to signing for Chelsea in a £45million deal. The Dutch defender is steps away from becoming Chelsea's third signing of the window, after Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly. Ake is set to leave Manchester City in search of some...
After weeks of speculation and rumours the transfer for Holland international Nathan Ake sets to be heading towards its conclusion with Chelsea finally meeting Manchester City's price demands.
One pundit has suggested that Nathan Ake is pushing for a move to Chelsea because of the game time he is getting at Manchester City.