Nigeria’s Ola Aina moves to Hull City

Ola Aina (left)
Ola Aina (left)

Hull City have signed Chelsea defender Ola Aina on a season-long loan.

Full-back Aina, 20, has made three brief substitute appearances in the Premier League for the Blues and started two EFL Cup games last season.

He is the first major arrival at Hull since Leonid Slutsky was appointed as manager in June.

“I’m very excited to be here and it is the start of a new chapter in my career. I just want to hit the ground running,” Aina told Hull’s website.

Born in London and with England caps up to under-20 level, Aina has declared his allegiance to Nigeria.

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He been part of three FA Youth Cup-winning sides at Stamford Bridge and twice helped them win the Uefa Youth League.

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