Tyrone Mings has shutdown transfer talk about his future on Twitter after an Aston Villa fan claimed that the defender is 'officially a Villa player'.
Centre-back Mings was promoting his academy on his social media platforms, as you can see from the image below, when one of the captions on his picture read 'definitely not transfer related'.
One Villa supporter, as you can see on his personal Twitter account, assumed that was a hint that he had signed for the Midlands outfit following his successful loan spell at the club last season.
The fan stated: "Right he's taking the pi** abit now, @OfficialTM_3 is officially a Villa player I'm calling it."
But Mings, as you can see below, was quick to reassure him that wasn't the case:
The left-footed powerhouse made it clear that he purposely put 'definitely not transfer related' because he didn't want to confuse fans in thinking that he was about to sign for the recently-promoted club, as you can see from a further response below:
Because the posts were announcing I was attending the academy but due to the ‘announce mings’ dm’s the academy was getting, the staff thought it was best to clarify— Tyrone Mings (@OfficialTM_3) June 19, 2019
Supporters of any club can get over excited at times when it comes to their team being heavily linked with a player when the transfer window is open.
It has become common for the fan to post 'announce [insert name of player]' at any given opportunity, but in this case, Mings was correct to point out that he was simply promoting his academy ahead of a visit.
Mings played a huge part in Aston Villa earning promotion to the Premier League, and there's no doubt that he'll want to represent the club again ahead of their return to the promised land.
It is just logical that transfers can be long-winded at times, and with Villa already making the loan signings of Anwar El Ghazi and Kortney Hause permanent, some want the best signing of the lot in Mings to be pushed over the line.
Sky Sports have reported earlier that Villa are trying to sign Mings on a permanent basis from Bournemouth, as he will no doubt be top of Dean Smith's wishlist.
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