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Ola Aina joins Torino on loan


The Premier League took a new turn this season in transfer dealings with regards to the duration of the summer transfer window.

The clubs in England can no longer sign players but they can see their players leave. This is also the case with Chelsea as youngster Ola Aina has joined Serie A club Torino on loan for the season.

The young Nigerian defender makes the loan move after previously spending last season on loan to Championship side Hull City.

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In his stay at Hull, he played 46 games, scoring 1 goal in the process. Ola Aina has also made 6 senior team appearances for Chelsea.

The move to Torino is obviously a move up in his career as he will get to play against the best clubs in Italy and still garner more valuable first team experience in a reputable league.

Ola Aina signed a new contract with Chelsea before making the loan move. The new contract will keep him at Stamford Bridge till 2021.

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Meanwhile, there is the possibility that he could leave the club permanently as the loan deal includes an option to buy according to reports from Sky Italia.

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Torino apparently have the option to sign the Nigeria international for €8 million.