Chelsea have reportedly agreed a permanent deal in the region of £9m with Italian club Torino for versatile Nigeria wing-back Ola Aina, reports Completesports.com.
Aina, 22, has shone in the Serie A this season for Torino after impressing on loan for Hull City in the English Championship last term.
He joined the Series A side on a one-year loan deal from Chelsea at the start of the current season.
According to a report in British tabloid, The Sun. Torino have agreed a deal to take up their option of buying the defender in the summer.
The Italians are thought to have weighed up an offer in the January transfer window but decided to bide their time.
English Championship club QPR and Dutch side PSV Eindhoven were also linked with Aina over the summer.
Aina has made 22 league appearances for Torino this season with a goal to his name.
By Adeboye Amosu