Aina not bothered by left-back role at Hull City


Super Eagles full back Ola Aina is not bothered been deployed as a left back for his English championship side Hull City, after been used in that position for their last two games.

Aina who made his full debut for Nigeria against Zambia at left back where he came on to replace injured Elderson Echiejile, has played three matches for Nigeria in that position which might have prompted Hull manager Leonid Slutsky to revert him from the right side of defence to left at Hull City.

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Ola Aina has also spoken of his comfort playing either side of the wing backs as he struggled to see any difference in both positions.

”It’s the same really and I don’t see too much of a difference,” Aina said while speaking with

“I feel comfortable on the left, as I do on the right, and I still look to take the opportunity to get forward when I can.

Aina concluded by stating that he enjoyed going forward most especially in Tuesday night’s game against Millwall, a game that ended 0-0.

”It felt like I had a lot of space in that sense on Tuesday night and I enjoyed that.”

Aina, 21, was also used in same position against Ipswich Town over the weekend which ended in a 2-2 draw.

He featured for Nigeria against Zambia, Algeria and Argentina at the left back position in the absence of first choice Elderson Echiejile.

Hull City welcome high flying Bristol City to the Kingston Communications stadium on Saturday in round 19 of the SkyBet Championship.

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