- Current club: R.S.C. Anderlecht
- Date of Birth: 10 April 1986
- Birthplace: Uccle, Uccle, Brussels, Belgium
- Position: Centre back
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Manchester City have reportedly opened talks with Bournemouth regarding the possibility of signing Nathan Ake in the next transfer window.
In September 2008 Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan bought Premier League also-rans Manchester City. Despite having an eventful season the year before, the Citizens had not tasted any real glory for over three decades.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola hopes that Aymeric Laporte can play again soon. Guardiola insists that City need Laporte in the defensive line to continue their good form.
Man Utd and Man City will go head to head to secure the signing of 22-year-old defender Ruben Dias from Benfica in the January transfer window, with the Manchester both keen to add strength to their defence. The 6 foot 1 defender, who has been a first-team regular since 2017 at the Portuguese side, has also appeared 13 times for his country.
Man City defender Aymeric Laporte will be missing and out of action for at least 20 games after sustaining a serious injury in the game against Bournemouth in the Premier League last week. The Spanish defender is an important member of City's squad and it is understood the club have no plans to sign a replacement.
Manchester City are still looking into a move for Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake as they seek to strengthen the heart of the backline.
Manchester City have reportedly made initial contact with Barcelona regarding the availability of French defender Samuel Umtiti.
Manchester City are reportedly planning an approach to sign Leonardo Bonucci from Juventus during this summer's transfer window.
Manchester City and Manchester United are reportedly both willing to pay a fee of around £65m to secure the signature of Harry Maguire from Leicester City.
Manchester United are reportedly confident of landing the signature of Harry Maguire despite the competition from arch-rivals Manchester City.
England and Manchester City centre-back John Stones looks set to sign a new contract with the club, having agreed terms alongside his agent this week. The defender, who has amassed an impressive haul of trophies since his arrival at the club, will put pen to paper on a five year extension to his current deal.
Manchester City are reportedly set to compete with Manchester United in the race to sign Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly this summer.
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has informed his club that he would like to leave Spain for a move to China, and has instructed his agent to do everything within his power to help secure a move abroad. Ramos had been hoping that after more than a decade of loyalty to Real, he could guarantee a free transfer move away from the club.
Premier League title-winning midfielder David Silva has been informed that he can leave the Etihad Stadium this summer, despite the Spanish star leading his club to a fourth Premier League title in 8 years. Silva has been linked with a move to the Middle East, with a transfer to Qatar in a mega-money deal being considered.
Manchester United could reportedly face direct competition from Manchester City in the race to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester City this summer.
Manchester City will be aiming to make progress in the Champions League when they host Schalke 04 in the second leg of the round of 16 tonight.
Spanish giants Barcelona could reportedly make an approach to sign Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany at the end of the ongoing campaign.
Manchester City are reportedly prepared to tussle it out with Barcelona to acquire the services of Stuttgart defender Benjamin Pavard in the future.
Another victory for Belgium against Brazil in the World Cup signalled the country's unbeaten tournament so far. Is this finally Belgium's time to shine?
Radja Nainggolan is a surprise omission from Belgium's World Cup this summer. Roberto Martinez has named his final 23-man squad and Roma midfielder Nainggolan is a victim of the cull; with Martinez opting for a youthful looking squad.