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Bournemouth defender Ake hailed as example for ambitious Dutch youngsters

Lazio midfielder Ricardo Kishna says Nathan Ake can be an inspiration for young Dutch players.

Kishna has spent this season on-loan with ADO Den Haag and insists leaving Holland as a youngster can work - as Ake has shown with Bournemouth.

He told AD: "I went to a beautiful football country, to a nice club. I played the first twenty games. Then I got injured. That was my bad luck, not so much my choice.

"There are other examples of players who went abroad at a young age, but did not succeed there.

"But now look at Aké. This season in the Premier League he was named player of the year at Bournemouth."

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