Report: Ipswich Town to receive financial boost from Aston Villa signing

Ipswich Town Manager Paul Lambert during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Leeds United at Portman Road on May 05, 2019 in Ipswich, England.

Former Ipswich Town defender Tyrone Mings is on the verge of completing a permanent transfer to Aston Villa from fellow Premier League side Bournemouth.

Paul Lambert the manager of Aston Villa encourages his players during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Aston Villa at the KC Stadium on February 10, 2015 in Hull,...

Ipswich Town may receive £1.85 million from Tyrone Mings' potential transfer to Aston Villa this summer, according to a report. 

The East Anglian Times have reported that Mings, who came through the ranks at Ipswich as a youngster before moving to Bournemouth, could receive a windfall from his supposed big money transfer to the newly-promoted club.


Centre-back Mings was on-loan at Aston Villa for a six-month period last season, and during his time at the club, he helped them earn promotion to the Premier League. 

That increased his chances of making a switch from the South Coast to the Midlands this summer, as he is now on the verge of signing for the club for a fee that could rise to £26.5 million, according to the Guardian. 

If this were to happen then, as mentioned in the earlier report, it will benefit Ipswich, who put a 10% sell-on clause in his contract when he left the Tractor Boys for Bournemouth for £8 million in 2015. 

Tyrone Mings (40) of Aston Villa celebrates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Derby County at Wembley Stadium, London on Monday 27th May 2019. (Credit: Jon...

Ipswich are managed by former Villa boss Paul Lambert, who will be preparing for League One football in August following their relegation from the Championship last season. 

This potential sum of money will no doubt be a huge boost in the transfer market to Lambert because he can use it to help improve his squad as they push for a return to the second tier. 

As for Mings, he would be delighted that he is helping out his former club in such a manner as he will now be preparing to reunite with his former teammates at Bodymoor Heath. 

Dean Smith head coach of Aston Villa with assistant head coach Richard O'Kelly during a training session  at the Aston Villa Bodymoor Heath training ground on July 03, 2019 in Birmingham,...

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