Report: Aston Villa enter talks to sign Tyrone Mings from Bournemouth

Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa in action during a training session at the club's training ground at Bodymoor Heath on March 08, 2019 in Birmingham, England.

Tyrone Mings has impressed on a loan spell with Dean Smith's Aston Villa side.

15th December 2018, Molineux, Wolverhampton, England; EPL Premier League football, Wolverhampton Wanderers versus AFC Bournemouth; Tyrone Mings of Bournemouth

According to a report in the Express and Star, Aston Villa have opened talks with Bournemouth over the signing of Tyrone Mings.

Villa took Mings on loan from Bournemouth until the end of the season in January, and the defender has been hugely impressive for Dean Smith’s side.

Villa have now made Mings one of their top targets for the summer transfer window.

 

The centre-back is thought to be open to a longer-term move to the claret and blues, but Eddie Howe has previously suggested that he wants Mings back at Bournemouth next term.

At the moment it is unclear where Mings’ future lies, but Villa are doing all they can to bring the powerful defender to Villa Park.

Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa walks off dejected after being sent off during the Sky Bet Championship match between Rotherham United and Aston Villa at The New York Stadium on April 10, 2019...

Smith has already opened talks with Bournemouth to try and get a deal done.

However, the Express and Star claim that any transfer is dependent on Villa going up.

Smith’s men are set to play in the play off final next weekend, where they will take on Derby County at Wembley for a place in the Premier League.

Tyrone Mings of AFC Bournemouth during a training session at Vitality Stadium on January 25, 2019 in Bournemouth, England.

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