MANCHESTER: Manchester City have signed Dutch international defender Nathan Ake from Bournemouth. Ake has put pen to paper on a five-year deal, keeping him at City until the summer of 2025.
The 25-year-old said he is delighted to have joined City, a club he feels offers him everything he needs to win trophies and have a successful career.
"City have been the best side in England over the course of the last decade," he was quoted as saying on the club's official website.
"Coming here is a dream for me. This is a top side full of world-class players. Everywhere you look in this squad there are big names with international pedigree.
"I know I'm going to have to work hard to get into the side, but that's what I'm here to do. I'll do whatever I can to make an impact and help the team win silverware," he added. IANS