Tyrone Mings will tell Bournemouth he wants to quit this summer and join Aston Villa, Football Insider can reveal.

The giant centre-back was instrumental in the Midlands giants securing promotion via the play-offs after joining on loan from the Cherries in the January window.

A source close to the player told Football Insider that Mings is eager to make the move to Villa Park a permanent one after settling in so well at his temporary club.

Mings helped to transform what had been a vulnerable defence with some rock-solid performances in the left-sided centre-back position as Dean Smith’s side rocketed up the table to secure fifth place and then reach the Premier League through the play-offs.

It remains to be seen whether Villa will be able to afford the defender’s price tag, with Danny Mills warning it could soar towards the £20million mark if there is an auction for his services.

Mings has made only 23 appearances in four years for Bournemouth since signing from Ipswich Town, mainly due to a series of serious injuries.

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He is contracted to Eddie Howe’s side for three more years until 2022.

In the latest Aston Villa news, it can be REVEALED that the club have reached a verbal agreement to make loan star their first summer signing.