Manchester Metropolis have had a 41 million pound ($53.30 million) bid for Bournemouth central defender Nathan Ake accepted by the relegated south coast staff, the Bournemouth Echo reported on Thursday.
Bournemouth had been relegated from the Premier League on Sunday and Ake is likely one of the gamers who had been anticipated to maneuver with a view to proceed taking part in within the high flight.
The 25-year-old Dutch defender was a part of Chelsea’s youth system and loaned out to Bournemouth earlier than signing for the Cherries for 20 million kilos in June, 2017.
Metropolis, who completed runners-up within the Premier League, need to strengthen the centre of their defence as Pep Guardiola appears to enhance his squad for a title problem subsequent season.
Metropolis have additionally been linked with Valencia winger Ferran Torres with the 20-year-old seen as a possible alternative for German Leroy Sane who joined Bayern Munich earlier this month in a transfer reported to be value 45 million euros ($52.87 million) plus add-ons.