Transfer: Nottingham Forest announce Aina signing
Nottingham Forest have announced the signing of Nigerian defender Ola Aina.
Aina signed a one-year deal with options for the future also agreed to in the contract.
The 26-year-old left Serie A club Torino at the end of last season following the expiration of his contract.
Aina spent nearly five years with Torino, making 102 league appearances for the Turin club.
He said on his move “I’m very excited to be here, and I can’t wait to get started.
“I wanted to be back on English soil again, and Forest is a club that has an exciting project and team.
“The manager as well; what he wants from the team is something that I want to buy into. He’s told me it’s a family club; he’s told me we have a great bunch of players; and he’s told me I’ll enjoy it here.”
Aina started his career at Chelsea and has also featured for Hull City and Fulham in England.
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