ASTON VILLA COMPLETE SIXTH SIGNING
Aston Villa have finally completed the signing of Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings. The defender was part of the Villa squad that gained promotion from the Championship last season having joined in January.
Bournemouth and Aston Villa had been locked in talks over the past few weeks offer a suitable transfer fee. However, both sides agreed to a £20 million transfer fee and Aston Villa finally got their man.
Villa boss Dean Smith revealed his delight about the transfer and believes that the player can develop his game to the next level.
Mings would become the six signings for the club after permanent deals for loaneesKortneyHause and Anwar El Ghazi. The club have also brought in Matt Targett, from Southampton, Jota from Birmingham and broken their transfer record to sign Wesley Moraes from Club Brugge.
Villa are also said to be closing in on a £10 million transfer for Egypt midfielder Trezeguet, from Kasimpasa. Trezeguet was part of the Egypt team that participated in the Africa Cup of Nations
Aston Villa Manager Smith and Villa sporting director Jesus Garcia Pitarch were in Cairo for the quarter final clash defeat of Egypt by South Africa.
It is thought that Trezeguet teammate and West Brom ace Ahmed Hegazi was one of the players that were scouted by the duo. Hegazi has been solid for the Baggies since joining the club and it would be difficult for the club to sell him to their bitter rivals.
Villa are looking to strengthen their backline with Mings and Hegazi as they look to jhave a decent campaign next season in the Premier League.
Mings is a good signing for the Villans as he could help solidify the defence ahead of a tough season next season.
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