Manchester City close to signing Chelsea transfer target

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Premier League rivals Manchester City are reportedly close to signing a Chelsea transfer target.

According to The Guardian, Manchester City are close to completing a deal for Nathan Ake, who has also been linked with a summer move to Chelsea.

Ake came through the Chelsea academy before leaving the club permanently for Bournemouth in the summer of 2017 and he was linked with a return to Stamford Bridge this summer.

Manchester United were also linked with a summer move for the Dutch centre-back who has impressed since leaving Chelsea for Bournemouth.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is reportedly ready to part with £35million for Ake as he looks to bolster his defence this summer.

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