The Blues included a £40million buy-back clause when agreeing to sell Ake to the Cherries for £20m in 2017, and they have now stepped up their pursuit of the 24-year-old after their transfer ban was lifted by Federation Internationale de Football Association last week. The club want to fill the gap that Kompany left in the summer as they signed nobody to fill his boots.
At the age of 24, the already established Dutch global Ake is seen as a future star by a large number of top clubs, including Tottenham and Everton, who have developed well under Eddie Howe on the south coast.
But the likes of City and Chelea could be found in the race by an injured player, and Ake soon set out to discover the results of a hamstring scan detected over the weekend. That boy is ideal for them and he has played with (manager Frank) Lampard'.
With Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United reportedly interested in bringing former Manchester City youth product back to the Premier League, Zorc was adamant Dortmund's discipline of Sancho was essential in his career progression and insisted the player's relationship with the club was "completely fine".
Chelsea ban has been lifted and the board is keen on spending in the Winter transfer in a bid to strengthen their squad and the Stamford Bridge outfit has got a number of targets on their list with manager Frank Lampard willing to sanction their moves.
Meanwhile, City has also been considering the two plants that starred in Leicester's resurgence this season: Caglar Soyuncu and Jonny Evans, who previously tried to sign with West Brom in 2017. Then come to us at 7 pm for the final completion of the news of the day with The Transfer Show.
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