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Case for defence - Mings 'extremely disappointed' at 5-game ban for stamp on Zlatan

The Bournemouth defender insists it was not ‘an intentional stamp’.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Tyrone Mings File Photo Source: PA Wire/PA Images

TYRONE MINGS HAS defended his actions in last Saturday’s clash against Manchester United, insisting that it ‘was an accidental collision’ with Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the game at Old Trafford, rather than ‘any intentional stamp’ on his part.

The Bournemouth defender was handed a five-game ban this week for the incident, with his club subsequently calling the punishment ‘extraordinary’.

Mings has expressed his disappointment with the decision in a statement he released on Twitter.

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