Saturday 19 September 2020

Nathan Aké moves to Man City, joins list of most expensive Dutch players

Dutch international Nathan Aké has become the fourth most expensive Dutch player of all time, with a €44m (£41m) move from Bournemouth to Manchester City.

Aké, who has played in the UK since he was a youngster, went to Bournemouth from Chelsea in 2017 for around €22m. He controversially joined Chelsea from Feyenoord as a 15-year-old, and made his Premier League debut at the age of 17 but never really found his feet at the club.

‘This is a dream for me,’ the 25-year-old defender said about the move to the north. ‘I can’t wait to get started.’

Aké has 13 caps for the Netherlands.

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