Jose Mourinho ready to rival Chelsea in £40m transfer battle for Nathan Ake

first_imgTOTTENHAM have joined Chelsea in the race to sign Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake, according to reports.SunSport revealed how Blues boss Frank Lampard could activate a buy-back clause in his contract to re-sign the Dutchman in a £40million deal.1 Nathan Ake could spark a transfer tug-of-war in the summerCredit: Rex FeaturesChelsea sold Ake to the Cherries in 2017 and he has gone on to star in the heart of Eddie Howe’s defence.Bournemouth’s perilous league position has left Premier League clubs on high alert over a potential summer transfer for their key player.SPURS NEWS LIVE: Follow all the latest news on TottenhamAnd the Express report how Jose Mourinho wants a slice of the action as he targets a spending spree at the end of the season.The Portuguese boss will aim to strengthen his back four that includes landing a young central defender.Jan Vertonghen, 32, is out of contract at the end of the season leaving his Spurs future in doubt.Left-back Danny Rose also sees his time at Spurs as up after successfully pushing for a loan move to Newcastle in January.Ake would be seen as an ideal player to join the ranks and can also play at left-back when needed.LADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Liverpool, Spurs and Arsenal scores this coming weekend and win £100most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’NICE RONCristiano Ronaldo goes on family bike ride with partner Georgina Rodriguez & kids At the age of 24, his £40m price-tag could be eyed as good value if he can become a mainstay in the side for six or seven years.Chelsea remain their biggest competition and Champions League football could prove an important factor if he has a decision to make. Currently Chelsea sit fourth with Spurs four points behind in sixth.Mourinho could spend around £120m in the summer with Ben Chilwell and Benfica centre-half Ruben Dias also options.England footballer Dele Alli apologises after appearing to mock deadly coronavirus in airport Snapchat videolast_img read more

Twenty-Six 2017 Relays Champions To Compete At USA Outdoor Championships

first_img A total of 26 athletes who were 2017 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee Champions are set to compete at this weekend’s USA Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Calif., June 21-25.Of those 26 Relays champions competing this week, 14 are from the University/College Division while 12 other competed in the Rio Olympic Rematch Events and other invitational competitions. Below are the 2017 Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee Champions that are competing at the USA Outdoor Championships and the events in which they will be competing Kurtis Brondyke – DecathlonBrittany Brown – Iowa – 200mDani Bunch – Shot PutBrandon Carnes – UNI – 100m/200mKaela Edwards – Oklahoma State – 1,500mReed Fischer – Drake – 10,000mAlexa Gochenour – HeptathlonEmily Grove – South Dakota – Pole VaultKeni Harrison – 100mHJanee’ Kassanavoid – Kansas State – Hammer ThrowSam Kendricks – Pole VaultAaron Mallett – Iowa – 110mHLaShawn Merritt – 200m/400mDeShawn Marshall – Ohio State – 200mGeorganne Moline – 400mHSandi Morris – Pole VaultClayton Murphy – 800m/1,500mCraig Nowak – Oklahoma State – 1,500mAlyssa Olin – North Dakota State – JavelinHope Schmelzle – NIU – SteeplechaseJenny Simpson – 1,500mMichael Stigler – 400mHChristian Taylor – Triple JumpDavid Timlin – Indiana State – 1,500mReno Tuufuli – Iowa – DiscusLuke Winder – North Central – Pole Vault Print Friendly Version Story Links USA Championship Schedule center_img Live Results last_img read more