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Man City makes Nathan Ake second signing of summer transfer window

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Manchester City has signed Nathan Ake from relegated Bournemouth to strengthen its defensive choices.

Pep Guardiola’s aspect agreed to a charge of 40 million kilos for the 25-year-old Dutch middle again, who signed a five-year deal to change into the membership’s second addition of the summer transfer window.

“City have been the best side in over the course of the last decade,” Ake mentioned. “This is a top side full of world-class players. Everywhere you look in this squad there are big names with international pedigree.

“Pep is a manager admired across the world — what he’s done in the game speaks for itself. The success he’s had is unbelievable and the style of football he plays really appeals to me.”

City signed Valencia winger Ferrán Torres on Tuesday.

City was dethroned as Premier League champions by Liverpool within the pandemic-disrupted marketing campaign that completed final month. City stays in competition for the Champions League this month, which Ake isn’t eligible for. The new season is because of start in September.

“I know I’m going to have to work hard to get into the side, but that’s what I’m here to do,” Ake mentioned. “I’ll do whatever I can to make an impact and help the team win silverware.”

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