AFC Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings was pleased to make his first Premier League start against Hull City.
Mings made the move to the south coast during the summer of 2015 from Ipswich Town.
The deal was officially undisclosed but reports of a fee in the region of £8million was reported, whilst Cherries winger Ryan Fraser made the move in the opposite direction on a season loan.
AFC Bournemouth striker Brett Pitman also moved to Ipswich on a permanent basis.
Just 6 minutes into his Premier League debut Mings suffered a devastating knee injury and was sidelined for over a year.
He has since made his return, but this was his first start in the top flight of English football.
The Cherries would go on to lose 3-1 against Hull City, with Mings arguably at fault for the first two goals, before scoring an own goal.
Mings told the Daily Echo…
‘It was a good occasion for me, making my full Premier League debut.
‘The result wasn`t what we expected or what we were hoping for but, personally, it`s a big point in my career…’
‘…I`m still working towards being fully fit. You can`t replicate match situations in training, there`s only so much you can get Monday to Friday.
“But I`m getting there. I felt good at Hull. I had a bit of cramp towards the end, but nothing too major.”
Mings looks a very good footballer, great on the ball, quick and strong. Obviously needs to learn the position but surely he will become a useful part of our squad. – Join the conversation here.
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