New Chelsea deal for Ola Aina before loan move to Torino

Ola Aina
Image: Chelsea defender Ola Aina will play for Torino this season

Chelsea youngster Ola Aina signed a new contract with the club before sealing a season-long loan to Torino.

The 21-year-old Nigeria full-back extended his Chelsea contract to 2021 before joining the Serie A side for the 2018-19 season.

Aina, who spent last season on loan at Hull in the Championship, was also a loan target for PSV Eindhoven in the Dutch Eredivisie.

"Torino have been following me for some time," Aina told Torino's website on Tuesday.

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"I hope to do well. I know this is a club that believes in young players and that is very important.

"I know I can learn a lot in Italy, above all in terms of positioning and organisation, which are fundamental here.

Aina, who represented England at youth level, has made just six first-team appearances for Chelsea.

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He made 46 appearances while on loan at Hull in the Championship last term and played for Chelsea in pre-season.

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