Conte Gives Update On Injured Nigerian Defender Ola Aina


Manager of Chelsea Antonio Conte has provided an update on the injury suffered by Ola Aina, Chelsea’s teen defender of Nigerian heritage during their 3-2 win over Bristol Rovers in the English League Cup.


Aina went off injured in the second half during the Blues 3-2 win over the Championship side on his first team debut for the team he joined at the age of 9.

The 19 year old comfortable as a right full back, started at left back and showed part of the reasons why Chelsea pulled all of the stops to sign him to an extension this summer .

Speaking after the game, manager Antonio Conte was full of praise for the teen defender before confirming his fears about the injury the young full back suffered.

” We are working with the club every day on improving the squad and hopefully the injury that forced Aina off is not serious” He said.