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Nigerian leaves Chelsea for Italy


Nigerian defender Ola Aina leaves Chelsea for Italy

Nigerian international Ola Aina has joined Italian club Torino on loan - shortly after signing a new contract with Chelsea.

The 21-year-old defender spent last season on loan at Hull City, where he featured in 44 games.

However, Aina must wait to add to his three matches for Chelsea after new manager Maurizio Sarri gave the green light for him to spend more time away from Stamford Bridge.

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