Chelsea send out defensive duo on loan

Chelsea defender Ola Aina

Chelsea have agreed loan deals for Nigerian defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Ola Aina, who have joined Leganes and Torino, respectively.

Centre-back Omeruo, who arrived at Stamford Bridge in 2012, has previously spent time on loan at ADO Den Haag, Middlesbrough, Alanyaspor and Kasimpasa, making 28 league appearances for the latter last season before being named in Nigeria’s World Cup squad.

The 24-year-old played for the Super Eagles against Iceland and Argentina in Russia and has joined LaLiga outfit Leganes having yet to make his Chelsea debut.

Right-back Aina signed a new contract that will tie him to Chelsea until 2021 before agreeing to move to Serie A side Torino for the duration of 2018-19.

Leganes loan for Omeruo | Official Site | Chelsea Football Club

Kenneth Omeruo will spend the 2018/19 season on loan at Leganes in the Spanish top flight.

Having won two UEFA Youth Leagues, two FA Youth Cups and the Under-21 Premier League with Chelsea, Aina spent 2017-18 on loan at Hull City, where he made 44 appearances in the Championship.

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