Keith Andrews welcomes Tyrone Mings after Aston Villa finished last in the playoffs

15-05-2019 20:05

Aston Villa has taken a seat in the play-off final for the second year running.

Jay Rodriguez of West Bromwich Albion and Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa during the Skybet championship play-off semi-final match between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa ...

Sky Sports expert Keith Andrews was impressed with Tyrone Mings and the impact he had on Aston Villa when he described him as a Rolls Royce player after helping his team to claim a place in the play-off finals to secure on Tuesday.

Center-back Mings moved to Dean Smith during the transfer window in January.

At that time Villa fought both as a team and without deep backing from a defensive point of view. But the arrival of Mings changed everything.

Talking to Sky Sports Football (15/05/2019), Andrews was full of praise for Cherrie's borrower Mings right after the penalty shoot-out against West Brom.

"I'll tell you how he's a Rolls Royce," Andrews told Sky Sports Football. "I can not tell you how impressed I was, I saw him play for Bournemouth, I never did, I'm not sure he really got over his injuries and never got the full fitness because he did it did not do it. " I have no games.

"Since joining this team, he's changed that defense, the way he does it, the speed and the strength, sometimes, when fighting for real serenity, he was the only player who gave them that." He was great. "

Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa after the semi-final return leg of the Sky Bet Championship between West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa at the Hawthorns on May 14, 2019 in ...

While greats like Jack Grealish and Villas Player of the Year John McGinn are praised for their contribution in recent months, Mings is undervalued.

During their 10-game winning run, which played a key role in the top six, Smith's team maintained a number of valuable goals against greats like Derby, Boro and Birmingham City.