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Steven Gerrard insists the transition of Aston Villa's captaincy from Tyrone Mings to John McGinn has been 'really smooth' as he praises new leader as 'my type of player' - but admits he will keep some of his reasons private Steven Gerrard has named John McGinn the new captain of Aston Villa  The Villa boss he is happy with the decision and wanted a full time captain  Midfielder succeeds Tyrone Mings, who had been skipper when Gerrard arrived  Villa begin their Premier League campaign against Bournemouth on Saturday  

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Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard says he is happy with his decision to name John McGinn the new captain of the club. 

The Scottish midfielder succeeds Tyrone Mings who had been Villa skipper at the club when Gerrard was appointed manager last November. 

Speaking at his first pre-match press conference of the season, Gerrard said that it was always his intention of naming a full-time captain and that the transition between the two players has been really easy. 

Steven Gerrard has been explaining his decision to change the captaincy at Aston Villa

Steven Gerrard has been explaining his decision to change

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