Sam Allardyce gives short answer when quizzed on Ravel Morrison's West Ham departure

Allardyce deflated

The Hammers released the midfielder earlier today.

West Ham United took on Manchester United at Upton Park earlier today and were unlucky to only come away with a 1-1 draw after dominating much of the game.

It was a great performance from the players but one footballer, who has played for both clubs, did not feature. That man was Ravel Morrison.

The talented starlet has been released by his contract by West Ham today, six months earlier than its initial expiration date.

It was a question that was raised to West Ham manager Sam Allardyce after the game. He was asked by a reporter ‘can I ask you about Ravel Morrison?’.

The answer that Allardyce gave sums up the general feeling of apathy toward the difficult midfielder as he simply stated:


Morrison agreed a pre-contract agreement with Italian side Lazio in January after his career at West Ham became a series of controversial incidents. Legal problems off the pitch and being sent home early from a loan spell at Cardiff City were just the tip of the iceberg for the former United talent.

Morrrison will not be allowed to play for another club this season, according to the Daily Mail, as he has already played for Cardiff and West Ham, so will be waiting to until the summer until joining up with his new club in Rome.

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