Aston Villa have been in talks with Premier League giants AFC Bournemouth over the permanent signing of Tyrone Mings, and the defender’s comments, according to The Express & Star to FourFourTwo will encourage the Championship outfits.
Mings has said he he’s enjoying his spell with Villa, having joined the Championship side on loan from Bournemouth in the January transfer window.
Mings has established himself as an integral part of Dean Smith’s Villa side and he has been an important figure for Villa reaching the Championship final this season.
As per WhoScored via https://www.kingjohnnie.com/en, the former Ipswich Town defender – who earns £13,750 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com – has registered 17 appearances with the Championship club since his loan move from Bournemouth in January, netting two goals in the process.
Mings told FourFourTwo regarding his loan spell at Villa so far:
“I needed to come out of Bournemouth, if I wasn’t going to get an opportunity there, and show people what I could do. I don’t think it has revived my career; it has probably just refreshed it.
“It’d be perfect if we got promoted, but so far it’s been everything that a player could want from a loan spell.”
Meanwhile, Villa striker Tammy Abraham, himself on a season-long loan deal from Premier League club Chelsea, has spoken highly of Mings.
Abraham told Sky Sports:
“Would I want to play against him? No, he’s a beast. He is fast, strong and very good technically. He reads the game very well and is one of the best defenders I have played with.
“It is something we needed and in January he came in and lifted the team. I never fear anything at the back now, and I’m relaxed when he’s on the ball because I know he’ll find the right pass.”
Villa will take on Derby County at Wembley Stadium in London in the Championship playoff final on Monday afternoon and you can use one of our popular online sports betting to wager some bets on the Villans earning promotion back to the Premier League.