Aina nominated for top club award

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Nigeria Super Eagles defender Ola Aina is enjoying his loan spell from Chelsea to Hull as his profile continues to soar higher since he moved to the KC stadium.

Aina who notched his first Hull City goal in the FA Cup in a 1-0 win over Blackburn Rovers, was nominated for January player of the month.

The 21-year-old signed for Chelsea as an under-11 and made his youth team debut as a schoolboy in the 2012–13 season, he signed a 4-year contract extension with Chelsea in 2016.

Aina has represented England at U16, U17, U18 , U19 and U20 levels before switching his allegiance to Nigeria’s Super Eagles and made his debut in 2017.

He will slug it out with former Arsenal and Sunderland star Seb Larsson, Jarrod Bowen and Jackson Irvine.

The winner will be decided by Hull fans who are expected to cast their votes until 5pm on Monday.

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