Allardyce unsure what the future holds for controversial West Ham rebel Ravel Morrison

Sam Allardyce Press Conference Disappointed 12/02/2014

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce says he isn't sure about Ravel Morrison's future.

In a short career already tarnished by off-field controversy, West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison is now in the midst of another tough situation.

Attitude problems have been at the forefront of Morrison's career to date, but there can be no doubting that the 21-year-old playmaker has bags of talent.

Manchester United reluctantly moved on from Morrison back in 2012, with Sir Alex Ferguson unwilling to cope with the headache of Morrison for any longer.

Sam Allardyce took a chance on him whilst in the Championship, and whilst he had a burst of great form last season, he's mostly been farmed out on loan to Birmingham City and Queens Park Rangers.

His latest loan spell at Cardiff has just been cut short for 'personal circumstances', meaning he is once again available for selection for Allardyce's Hammers - but he isn't sure what the future holds for Morrison

"It's difficult to say [if he'll feature against Leicester] because obviously it hasn't worked at Cardiff," said 'Big Sam'.

"With me having such a big squad this season I felt it better for him to try to go and get some football and see how it goes but it hasn't worked that well and he's back here with us now."

"That's before his loan expires at Cardiff so we'll have to look at the situation over the New Year but my focus isn't on Ravel, it's on my first-team squad continuing the great run of form they're on at the moment," he added.

The form of Stewart Downing means that Morrison is unlikely to play a big role for the Hammers, whilst reports over the weekend speculated that West Ham were ready to cancel Morrison's contract - leaving his career in limbo.

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