Eagles Star Speaks On Conte's Sack
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte (Photo: David Klein/Reuters)

Super Eagles defender Ola Aina has thanked outgone Chelsea manager Antonio Conte after he was sacked by the London side.

Conte who spent two seasons with the Blues, winning the league in his maiden season, is touted to be replaced by Maurizio Sarri.

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Aina played eight games under the Italian was on loan at English Championship side, Hull City last term.

Praising the gaffer’s role in the team, Aina tweeted: “Grazie António,” which means ‘Thanks Antonio’ in English.

Chelsea finished the league in 5th position and would play in the Europa League next term.