AFC Bournemouth have signed Chelsea youngster Nathan Ake on a season-long loan deal.
Ake joined Chelsea from Feyenoord in 2010 when he was just 15-years-old. Since then he has spent most of his time on loan away from Stamford Bridge. He spent some time at Reading where he made a few appearances but mostly he was with Watford, where he appeared 32 times, 24 of those were in the Premier League.
Bournemouth chief executive Neill Blake spoke to AFCB.co.uk.
“We are delighted to welcome Nathan to AFC Bournemouth, For a player of his age he already has great experience in the Premier League and we believe he will bring a lot to our squad.
“He is an international player with great pedigree, so we are really excited to have him join us for the upcoming season.”