Guardiola, who has been watching Ake
since he signed for Bournemouth, had considered a move for the player in the summer.
The City boss likes Ake
's versatility -- he can operate as a central defender, left-back or in defensive midfield -- and believes he would fit in nicely with the rest of his squad.
Former Chelsea ace Ake
(below), who has been included in new Holland boss Ronald Koeman's 32-man squad for the Amsterdam clash, said: "It is always a good challenge.
In January last year Ake
was sitting outside the Ivor Davies pub, in Cowbridge Road East, eating a takeaway.
says that Taber has always loved to cook and wanted to own her own restaurant.
played 12 games - scoring three goals - on loan at the Vitality Stadium before being recalled by Chelsea in January.
's opening essay, "Being (and Becoming) John Coltrane," is the least directly concerned with questioning received assumptions; it proposes that the structural trajectories of instrumental jazz improvisations can articulate various temporal or relational modes of identity formation.
But before the squad make the trip to Holland, Ake
is hoping to have already delivered a trophy when the Chelsea youth side take on Norwich in the second leg of the FA Youth Cup final at Stamford Bridge.
At first, Ake
was a reluctant manufacturer, until a customer twisted his arm and got him to set up two of his inventions in Chicago.
Manchester United are reportedly interested in taking Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake
to Old Trafford.