According to Sunday’s printed Mirror – page 72 – Tyrone Mings is a target of Southampton in the summer window in what will be concerning news for us.
Mings may have started slowly for us since joining in January but, actually, he now is a key part of our defence and has been crucial in this great run of ours.
He looks a top-class defender, then, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, he is being linked with moves to the top flight – with him still contracted to Bournemouth at the moment.
It remains to be seen whether or not we can keep him, then, but you get the feeling it is another nod to how important returning to the Premier League will be this summer.
Of course, the likes of Jack Grealish and John McGinn have attracted interest but I do get the feeling that they’ll stay if we do stay put.
Mings, however, is only on loan and if a Premier League side battles us for his signature, it’s surely going to be hard to try and keep him.
A big few weeks await, then.