Chelsea have reportedly decided to allow defender Ola Aina to spend next season on loan at Hull City.
The Premier League champions are currently in the process of allowing some of their brightest prospects to move to other English clubs in order to gain first-team football, and there is a possibility that several players could end up at the KCOM Stadium.
New Hull head coach Leonid Slutsky is friends with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, and the former Russia national boss has already acknowledged that he may look to take advantage of their relationship.
According to the Hull Daily Mail, 20-year-old Aina will be the first through the door at the Championship outfit and he is expected to be formally announced as a Tigers player within the next 24 hours.
Last season, the full-back made just three substitute appearances in the Premier League, although he did make two starts in the EFL Cup.
Aina - who has represented England Under-20s - has three years remaining on his contract at Stamford Bridge.