Ake Joins Bournemouth For £20 Million
Bournemouth have acquired
Chelsea defender Nathan Ake,
for a fee around £20 million.
Ake spent the first half of last
season at Bournemouth, before
returning to Chelsea in January.
The Belgium international only
made five starts and has returned
to Bournemouth on a permanent
“I had a great time here last
season so I’m really happy to be
back,” said Ake.
“It’s an exciting challenge.
Chelsea is a great club and I
learned so much there but this
is a new step and the right place
for me to develop even more.
“The fans haven’t seen the best of
me yet. I always set the bar high
so I know there is a lot of things I
still have to work on.
“With the help of the manager
here I know I can keep improving
and become a better player.”