Man City's £41Million Bid For Nathan Ake Has Been Accepted By Bournemouth.

Manchester City have succesfully had a £41 million offer for defender Nathan Ake accepted by Bournemouth.

Manchester City who saw their two-seasons Champions League ban overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on July 13, as reported by CloudNine Sports, looks forward to rebuild the squad ahead of next season.

According to Sky Sports, talks between the clubs over the Netherlands centre-back had begun before the end of the Premier League season, but Bournemouth's relegation to the Championship on Sunday confirmed that Ake would depart this summer.

Pep Guardiola wants to bolster his defence, having faced a major defensive crises in the just concluded Premier League season after loosing  Vincent Kompany without a replacement, and Aymeric Laporte's long-term injury, which saw them loose out on the title 18 points behind champions Liverpool.

Ake's performance has improved rapidly, since joining Bournemouth from Chelsea on-loan in 2016, but after a year later in June 2017, he signed a permanent deal with the Cherries for a club-record fee of £20m.

Despite been been linked to Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and a return to Stamford Bridge, the 25-year-old defender is now set to discuss personal terms with the Etihad Stadium club with a deal expected to be completed in the coming days.

Meanwhile, Man City are also closing in on Valencia winger Ferran Torres who has been identified as a replacement for Leroy Sane who has joined Bayern Munich.

The club are expected to pay £21million to land Ferran Torres, and are understood to have agreed personal terms with the Spain Under 21 international over a five-year contract, but are yet to reach an agreement with the Spanish club Valencia who wants £40 million for the young starlet.

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