Date: 14th February 2017 at 9:35am
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AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has praised Tyrone Mings development this season.

Following the Cherries promotion to the Premier League in 2015, AFC Bournemouth broke their then transfer record to sign Tyrone Mings from Ipswich Town for a fee in the region of £8million.

But just minutes into his Premier League debut he suffered a devastating knee injury which would eventually sideline him for around 19 months.

Since that injury, he has also attempted to adopt a new role in the side, moving from left back to centre back and it has been in this position that he has been called upon following a shortage of players able to play the position within the Cherries squad.

Before the game against Manchester City, Howe told the Daily Echo

‘…He`s come in and the team has suffered a difficult spell.

“I think Tyrone has improved with every game. That`s no surprise to me, given the length of time he`s been out and his change of position.”

“I`ve been impressed by how he`s dealt with difficult situations? his mentality…

‘…As long as he maintains that attitude, I think he`ll go a long way in the game.”

Your Say…

Druss_the_Legend wrote…

Mings, who wouldnt have got on the pitch without injury yesterday, made tackle and interception time and again. Is still being converted from a full back and had to play against that Man City attack. But he gets a 5 despite performing extremely well in the circumstances.

As I say, who’d be a defender?
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