January 7, 2017
Chelsea May Recall Ake (Sky Sports)
boss Antonio Conte is considering recalling defender Nathan Ake from his
loan spell at Bournemouth.
Ake is in the middle of a season-long loan on the south coast, and as well
as becoming a regular starter in Eddie Howe's defence, he has scored three
Chelsea have the option of recalling Ake from the Cherries, who are hoping
to hang on to the 21-year-old until the summer.
Conte admits he is considering adding Ake to his defensive options for the
rest of the season.
"Ake is a really good player and now in the last five games he's started to
play with Bournemouth and is playing every game," Conte said.
"Honestly, I'm evaluating his situation, because Ake could be an interesting
opportunity in this window, yes, for us."