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Aston Villa defender Mings: Terry improving me

Aston Villa defender Tyrone Mings says he has improved learning from John Terry.

The legendary former Chelsea and England captain has been an assistant to manager Dean Smith for the past 18 months.

Mings just received his first call-up to the England squad and credited Terry for his recent hot run of form.

"He has developed my game for sure," said Mings.

"I've been fortunate to work with some really good coaches over the years - [former Ipswich boss] Mick McCarthy; [Bournemouth manager] Eddie Howe; [Villa boss] Dean Smith.

"John Terry is just another great example of somebody I can learn from, who has been there and achieved everything I would want to achieve in the game.

"To learn from him and take little pieces of advice from him is something I feel really fortunate to be able to do.

"We do a lot of work on clips and reviewing my performances. So I feel like I'm in a really good place and I have a really good mentor to learn from."

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