The Nigerian starlet’s transfer to the City Ground comes after his contract with Serie A side Torino expired, making him a free agent and an enticing addition for the English club.
The deal was confirmed by Fabrizio Romano, who revealed that Ola Aina successfully finalized the move that promises to bolster Nottingham Forest’s defensive option.
Aina’s arrival aims to strengthen their defensive line ahead of the upcoming season. At just 24 years old, the defender brings a wealth of experience and versatility, adding depth to the team’s defensive options.
The two-year deal, with the option for a third season, means that Aina could potentially remain at Nottingham Forest until June 2026.
Aina will not be the only Nigerian at the City Ground, he will be joining fellow countrymen Taiwo Awoniyi and Emmanuel Dennis.
Aina’s football journey has been nothing short of remarkable, starting at West London side, Chelsea before plying his trade for Hull City and Fulham. He later ventured into Serie A with Torino
Now, with his Premier League comeback, Aina is set to advance his career and personal growth at Nottingham Forest.