Belfast Telegraph

Chelsea defender Nathan Ake recalled from loan spell at Bournemouth

Nathan Ake has been recalled by Chelsea after spending the first half of the season at Bournemouth.

Ake is expected to provide competition for Marcos Alonso at left wing-back, but the versatile Dutchman can also play in midfield and central defence.

"Nathan Ake has been recalled from his loan spell at Bournemouth," said a statement on Chelsea's website.

"The 21-year-old Dutchman made 12 appearances for the Cherries and scored three goals, including a last-minute winner against Liverpool in December."


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