Super Eagles fullback Ola Aina has disclosed why he had a good memory of his time at Chelsea. The Nigerian defender joined as an Under-11 and left Chelsea permanently in 2019.

Ahead of the game this weekend – the Nigerian fullback disclosed he had fond memories of his time in Stamford Bridge. He revealed the game will not be easy but hopes they can pick a positive result.

“It is going to be a difficult game, a very tough game. I came through the ranks there so I know a lot of people, a lot of coaches.

“It is going to be a special game for me, but the team’s going there to do a job, and hopefully we can.

“I had great memories at Chelsea because I was there from when I was a kid to a young man, some good memories with the first team as well, being with that Premier League winning squad in 2016/17.

“I get excited about every fixture, but to play against your boyhood club is always one that you relish, and I am looking forward to it.

Fulham travel to Stamford Bridge to face Chelsea on Saturday after picking a point from the Emirate Stadium last weekend. Fulham are eighteenth on the table with twenty-four points.

The London club are seven points from safety. They are seven points behind Brighton & Hove Albion.


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