Jed Steer claims Tyrone Mings has brought everyone together at Aston Villa

Dean Smith manager of Aston Villa reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Rotherham United and Aston Villa at The New York Stadium on April 10, 2019 in Rotherham, England.

Aston Villa have won eight games on the bounce in the Championship.

Blackburn Rovers' Craig Conway and Aston Villa Tyrone Mings during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Blackburn Rovers at Villa Park on March 30, 2019 in Birmingham,...

Jed Steer has revealed that Aston Villa powerhouse Tyrone Mings has helped 'bring everyone together' at the club with his 'character'.

Dean Smith's side have changed their fortunes around in these last six to eight weeks and it has been a remarkable turnaround for a team that looked down and out at the end of February.

But eight wins on the bounce has seen them climb up the table into fifth place as finishing in the playoff places at the end of the season is now in their own hands.

 

Villa goalkeeper Steer lauded centre-back Mings for the impact he has had on the club as Smith's side aim to continue their promotion charge.

“Ty's a great guy,” Steer told Drive Time on Villa's official YouTube account. “He's helped bring everyone together with the kind of character he is.”

During the January transfer window, Villa signed Mings on a season-long loan from Premier League side Bournemouth.

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For large parts of the campaign, the Midlands outfit have struggled from a defensive standpoint, but the presence of Mings at the heart of the club's defence has changed everything.

On Friday, Villa will be looking for their ninth consecutive win when they travel to League One-bound Bolton.

Dean Smith head coach of Aston Villa in action during training session at the club's training ground at Bodymoor Heath on March 28, 2019 in Birmingham, England.

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