Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard sends message to Tyrone Mings after Bournemouth defeat
Steven Gerrard has promised Tyrone Mings that he will be given an opportunity to win back his place in the starting XI by returning to his "consistent best" after the centre-back was named amongst the substitutes in Aston Villa's 2-0 defeat to Bournemouth.
Summer signing Diego Carlos started alongside Ezri Konsa in Villa's defence at the Vitality Stadium, but Gerrard's side were undone in the first three minutes as Jefferson Lerma scored after the visitors failed to clear their lines from a corner. Kieffer Moore then doubled the Cherries' advantage with just 10 minutes remaining in the second half with a clinical header.
Asked about Mings' omission and if he was missed in the defeat, Gerrard told BBC WM: "I think people might talk about that, I think the easy …
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