Report: Controversial West Ham outcast Ravel Morrison linked with shock move to Lazio

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Lazio are reportedly pursuing a move to sign West Ham playmaker Ravel Morrison.

After a woeful loan spell with Cardiff City, West Ham playmaker Ravel Morrison is reportedly in talks to sign for Italian giants Lazio, according to Sky Sports.

Morrison, 21, was sent out on loan to Cardiff in September in a bid to rejuvenate his flagging career, but his three-month stay in South Wales was cut short when new Bluebirds boss Russell Slade criticised the former Manchester United youngster.

Off-field problems have plagued Morrison for many years now, and after it became too much for Sir Alex Ferguson to handle at Old Trafford, it seems like the same fate awaits him at Upton Park.

Manager Sam Allardyce told press in December that he wasn't sure whether Morrison still had a future with the Hammers, and everything seems to be gearing towards a parting of the ways this month.

Queens Park Rangers were allegedly keen to re-sign Morrison after he flourished on loan for the R's last season, but it seems that Morrison could even be leaving England.

Sky Sports are tonight reporting that Morrison has entered talks with Serie A giants Lazio, with a view to a move this month.

It's a strange move considering the lack of impact from Morrison this season, but leaving his troubles in England could well be the best move for the player right now - and a move to Italy gives him the chance to start all over again.

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