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Tuesday media watch [09.07.19]: Reaction as Tyrone Mings signs

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Tuesday media watch [09.07.19]: Reaction as Tyrone Mings signs

BBC Sport: Aston Villa have completed the £20m signing of Bournemouth central defender Tyrone Mings. Villa boss Dean Smith and chief executive Christian Purslow were determined to complete a permanent move for Mings, 26, after he impressed on loan last season. Mings helped the Villans return to the Premier League in May via the play-offs.

Sky Sports: Aston Villa have confirmed Tyrone Mings has completed his permanent move from Bournemouth. The deal is worth an initial £20m, which could rise to £25m according to Sky sources, and sees Mings become Villa's sixth signing of the summer after impressing while on loan at the club during the second half of last season.

Daily Mirror: Newly promoted Aston Villa have completed the permanent signing of Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings for a fee of £26.5m. Mings spent the second half of last season on loan with the Villans and impressed with his performances whilst helping the club gain promotion back to the Premier League.

MingsAnnounced4Daily Telegraph: Aston Villa have sealed the £20m transfer of Tyrone Mings and are lining up another loan move for Axel Tuanzebe. Mings has signed a four-year deal with last season’s Championship play-off winners after Villa finally thrashed out a fee with Bournemouth on Sunday. Dean Smith is targeting at least three more signings and remains hopeful of takiing Manchester United defender Tuanzebe back to Villa Park.

The Guardian: Aston Villa have signed Tyrone Mings on a permanent basis in a deal that could be worth £26.5m to Bournemouth. After weeks of talks, Villa have agreed to pay an initial fee of around £20m for the 26-year-old defender, who impressed after joining on loan in January. Mings was hugely influential in helping Dean Smith’s side to achieve promotion to the Premier League.

Four Four Two: Aston Villa have announced the permanent signing of Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings. Mings joined Villa on loan for the second half of last season and helped the club earn promotion to the Premier League following a 2-0 victory over Derby in the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final. The defender has signed a three-year contract at Villa Park and PA understands the fee is an initial £20m.

MingsAnnounced10Express & Star: Aston Villa have signed Tyrone Mings in deal worth at least £20m. The 26-year-old defender joins from Bournemouth after a very successful loan spell at Villa Park during the second half of last season. Mings played 18 times, scoring twice and becoming a fans’ favourite. The deal is believed to be £20m plus add-ons. Mings was unveiled in the new Villa home kit for 2019/20. He will now join the rest of the squad on a US Tour, which begins later this week.

PremierLeague.com: Aston Villa have completed the permanent signing of defender Tyrone Mings from AFC Bournemouth for an undisclosed fee. The 26-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan with Aston Villa whom he helped win promotion via the Championship playoffs. Mings made 18 appearances, scoring two goals, and head coach Dean Smith says the centre-back will be crucial in the club's first season back in the Premier League.

*The extracts on this page are taken from various newspapers and media outlets. They do not necessarily reflect the views of Aston Villa.


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By @AVFCOfficial 9th July 2019