Tyrone Mings nearing Bournemouth return after year out injured

Bournemouth's Tyrone Mings

The former Ipswich Town defender has been linked with a loan move back to Portman Road as part of his recuperation.

Hartlepool United's Michael Duckworth (L) in action with Bournemouth's Tyrone MingsHartlepool United's Michael Duckworth (L) in action with Bournemouth's Tyrone Mings

Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings has taken to Twitter to express his joy at a return to full training, putting to an end his injury nightmare over the last year. 

The 23-year-old suffered a devastating knee injury just a few minutes into his debut for the Cherries, tearing his anterior and cruciate ligaments after coming on in Bournemouth's opening day draw with Leicester City last August.

The promising defender, one of the club's most expensive ever signings when he moved from Ipswich for £8 million following Bournemouth's promotion (BBC Sport), has had to patiently build up his fitness in the 12 months since, but his latest tweet suggests there is light at the end of the tunnel.

And few supporters, of any club, would wish anything but the best for a player who is still set for a big career in football.

Earlier in the summer Talksport suggested Mings might be in line for a loan signing at former club Ipswich as he looks to get first team football under his belt at a latter stage of his recuperation, but it is clear that how ever Bournemouth and the player himself choose to tackle these final stages of his return, patience and care should be a priority to ensure his wellbeing.

Ipswich Town's Tyrone Mings in action with Middlesbrough's Adam ClaytonTyrone Mings in action with Middlesbrough's Adam Clayton

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