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Aston Villa: Fans react to Tyrone Mings claim

Aston Villa: Fans react to Tyrone Mings claim -Aston Villa

Aston Villa captain Tyrone Mings was thought to be furious after he was dropped against West Ham on the weekend.

That’s according to trusted reporter Gregg Evans, with a number of Villa fans giving their thoughts to the news on social media.

Mings, valued at £27m by Transfermarkt, was left out of Dean Smith’s starting line up in the defeat to the Hammers and cut a dejected figure in the warm-up and in the stands.

Was Smith right to drop Mings?

Yes, 100%

Yes, 100%

No, he should've started!

No, he should've started!

The defensive colossus did feature at Villa Park, though, making his 100th appearance for the club in the process following Ezri Konsa’s red card in the second half.

According to Evans, in a story for The Athletic, Mings was told he wouldn’t be playing just 24 hours in advance as Smith reverted to a back four once again, selecting Konsa and Kortney Hause.

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Villa fans react

@villareport shared Evans’ claim regarding Mings on Twitter on Wednesday. This is what these fans had to say in reply…


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“That’s one way to lose the dressing room! Skipper acts as the scapegoat for the manager’s failings. I really am worried now. Don’t want too much change but I’d say he’s on thin ice..”

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“Whether this is true or not, this is just the sort of stuff that adds to the pressure after our bad results. Negative stories, rumours etc. Starting to feel like a one way street in terms of how it ends for Smith.”

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“Furious? He should have expected it”

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“If true that’s under 12s stuff, as a captain needs to be doing better for himself and for the good of the team.”

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“Attitude has been shocking for so long. Needs to wake up.”

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In other news: NSWE plot first step to replace Smith with ‘intelligent’ 3-4-2-1 coach; he’s ‘similar to Tuchel’.

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