AFC Bournemouth left back Tyrone Mings will be spending the summer in the USA to continue rehabilitation on his knee.
The Cherries left back, played just six minutes of Premier League football before suffering torn anterior and medial ligaments in his knee in August 2015.
Mings had just made the move to the south coast in a then record deal from Ipswich Town believed to be valued in the region of £8million.
He was initially thought to be sidelined for between 9 to 12 months, but in April, an unscheduled operation to remove pins from his leg, has made a return date closer to the year mark.
Mings told afcb.co.uk…
‘…Since my last operation, they’ve taken the pins out of my medial ligament, strengthened it a little and now I’m doing strengthening exercises in my legs and getting the balance back.
‘I’m going to Philadelphia to continue working, I should be out there until mid to late June, depending on where I am fitness wise and what the club want me to do.
‘I’ll spend the majority, if not all of the summer there, then I’ll be back early July with everyone else to get some testing and hopefully join in with some of the running.
‘I’m getting closer and I want to do everything I can to get it right.’
Poor guy….everything I’ve read about him says what a thoroughly generous, decent bloke he is. Life is unfair sometimes, eh ? – Join the conversation here.
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