Chelsea Defender Set To Join Italian Club
Ola Aina vying for the ball with Javier Mascherano in November’s friendly encounter. Image: Getty

Chelsea and Nigerian defender Ola Aina is set to move to Torino of Italy on a permanent deal, according to reports from Italy.

Aina is on loan at the Italian side and it is reported that the side are impressed with his display and would want to hand him a permanent deal.

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The move is further aided by reports that Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri doesn’t have the Nigerian international in his plans at the London side.

The defender has been with the Stamford Bridge team for 11 years and was on loan, last season, at Hull City.

Torino, reports said, are lining up a €8m deal for the player at the end of his loan as they have an option to buy him in the loan deal.