- Dutch football star Nathan Ake has emerged as a transfer target for Manchester United
- Tottenham who are currently occupying fifth position on the EPL table are also interested
- The 23-year-old defender left Chelsea last year for a move to Bournemouth
Bournemouth and former Chelsea defender Nathan Ake has reportedly emerged as a January 2019 transfer target for Manchester United and Tottenham.
Since joining Bournemouth last year from Chelsea, the 23-year-old Dutch professional football star has impressed and his development has not gone unnoticed.
According to the report by Daily Star UK, Manchester United and Tottenham are currently monitoring Nathan Ake, and they will plot £40 million move to sign him in January.
Ake played under Jose Mourinho at Stamford Bridge and the Man United boss believes the Holland international could be the answer to United’s defensive woes.
On the other hand, Pochettino has also identified Nathan Ake as a potential replacement for Spurs contract rebel Toby Alderweireld.
The Belgium international is said to have refused to sign a new deal at the club after being denied a move to Old Trafford last summer.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio could be on his way to Premier League giants Chelsea when the January transfer window opens.
Chelsea are said to be ready to table massive £132m offer for Real Madrid for the possibility of them signing the player in January.
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