On-loan with Bournemouth, Ake has made a big splash on the South Coast in recent weeks — scoring two dramatic winners against Stoke and then Liverpool.
He told The Sun: “I know of Ruud Gullit but not much. I am not the new Ruud Gullit.
“As for the hair I didn’t do it because of him. When I was young, I had short hair and dad used to do it every morning.
“When I went abroad and he couldn’t do it, he just said make dreads.
“Every player wants to play for the team they are at but Chelsea is a big club and, at my age, it’s difficult to break through.”