And should a sale go through, his former Dutch clubs Feyenoord and ADO will be due a cut of the fee courtesy of a new FIFA ruling. It's been announced domestic transfers will now see compensation go to the player's former clubs - and Ake's old teams could be the first to benefit.
RTV Rijnmond says if Ake leaves Dean Court for €38m, Feyenoord will be due €484,000 (1.25 per cent) from the fee while ADO will get €96,750 (0.25 per cent).
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