It looks like a lot of the Premier League’s top clubs will be trying to do their shopping at Bournemouth this summer.
But as well as Fraser, it appears Nathan Ake is also attracting some serious interest, with The Sun reporting that Tottenham are readying a £40m bid for the Netherlands international.
Big money and the chance to make some serious profit after buying the 24-year-old central defender from Chelsea for £20.52m back in 2017 (via Transfermarkt), some clubs would not hesitate to accept such an offer.
Bournemouth, though, should not be one of those clubs. Having firmly established themselves as a Premier League outfit, the Cherries will surely want to start aiming for Europe and will not be able to do that if they lose players like Ake.
Even with £40m, Eddie Howe would surely struggle to find and attract a replacement of similar quality. Ake is the complete modern-day centre-half; he is composed on the ball, can pass it out and is no slouch when it comes to recovering.
How many mid-table clubs have that or the appeal to attract such? The answer is not a lot.
Ultimately, Bournemouth should not be selling Ake this summer and especially not for £40m.
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