- Ola Aina Move to Torino made permanent.
- Torino has agreed to pay the €10 million required to sign the defender.
Urbano Cairo Torino’s President has announced that the Bull’s have made permanent the transfer of Chelsea Loanee Ola Aina.
The Nigerian put on a convincing performance for Torino last season on loan. The 22-years-old registered 30 league appearances in his first season for Walter Mazzarri’s men, helping them to a seventh-place finish in the Italian League.
The youngster enjoyed a good spell with The Bull, his performance was impressive enough that the club activated the €10 million option to purchase the wing-back on a permanent basis.
Cairo said at the Lega Serie A press conference held in Milan:
“We’ve redeemed Aina for €10 million, as well as Cristian Ansaldi, and Koffi Djidji. Now Torino owns all players,”.
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Aina signed for Chelsea as an Under-11 back in 2002, though his debut for the youth team as a schoolboy in the 2012–13 season and went on to start in both legs of the semi-final and final of the FA Youth Cup.
His senior debut came in August 2016, under Antonio Conte he made only three appearances for the Blues which prompted his 2017 loan move to join English Championship side Hull City, where he enjoyed more playing time.
Aina currently is prepreparing for the Africa Cup of Nations with the Three-time African champions the Super Eagles of Nigeria which is due for 22nd of this month, the competition will hold at Egypt.
Savechelsea.net also report another Chelsea player returning on loan to the Bridge.
Bakayoko loan spell at AC Millan has ended with the Frenchman finding his magic once again, the 22-years-old is hoping he will be given the chance to play and admits he will be willing to fight for his rightful place in the squad.
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