Aston Villa defender Tyrone Mings has said that he has been amazed by the qualities of new signing Wesley Moraes. The Brazilian striker joined the Villains from Club Brugge at the beginning of the month and he has already made an impression with the west Midlands outfit during their ongoing pre-season campaign.
Moraes recently starred in the 5-1 friendly triumph over Walsall, where he scored a brace and speaking after that game, Mings acknowledged that the striker can be a handful with his height and physique, he told Sky Sports News: “He's a handful! He's a very strong guy, a very big guy, technically he's very good. I think he offers us something different and I think he'll add a lot to the team. He's a striker, a number 9, something which you don't see too much of these days. I may have given him a few 'Welcome to Aston Villa' tackles - but he gives as good as he gets!”
Aston Villa’s on-loan striker Tammy Abraham has said that the team must avoid any complacency in the forthcoming matches as they seek to qualify for the end of the season playoffs. The west Midlands side were without Tyrone Mings and Jack Grealish for the recent meeting against Bristol City but they still managed to secure a 2-1 victory at the weekend.
Speaking after the game, Abraham, who scored the opening goal from the penalty spot, said that the club can look far ahead for the timebeing and they must concentrate on a game-by-game basis as they seek to finish in the top six, he said: “We can’t get complacent now. We have to go into every game like it is our last and put in performances.”