Report: Ravel Morrison returning to West Ham United

The Englishman was released by The Hammers in February after falling foul of the club.

Lazio midfielder and former West Ham talent Ravel Morrison looks set to be heading back to the UK this January.

The Englishman has only been with Lazio officially since the summer but he has already fell foul of the management in the Italian capital.

Morrison, who has long been considered one of English football's most mercurial of talents, has struggled to settle at the Serie A club and The Mirror reported this week that QPR wanted to bring him back to Loftus Road.

But it would seem another former club is keen on the player as a report in Italy suggests Morrison will return to West Ham in a sensational move.

Gazzetta dello Sport is reporting that Lazio have amicably agreed with Morrison that he can leave the club in January and head back to England with West Ham to be his destination.

The 22-year-old left The Hammers on a free transfer in February and subsequently agreed his move to Lazio in February. His problem at Upton Park was mainly with former manager Sam Allardyce. With Slaven Bilic a more tolerating boss with a penchant for the mercurial it is certainly a deal that makes sense.

Of course his disciplinary problems would need to be addressed but in Bilic West Ham have a manager who can get the best out of troubled characters and Morrison might be worth a gamble.

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