Ravel Morrison confirms he will play in Mark Noble's testimonial on Twitter

Ravel Morrison

Former West Ham United star Ravel Morrison has confirmed he will play in Mark Noble's testimonial in a post on Twitter.

The 28-year-old skipper has spent his entire career with the Hammers, having progressed through their youth season and into the first-team set-up.

Since making his debut in 2005, Noble has played 340 times for the East London side, and his dedication was rewarded at the beginning of the season when head coach Slaven Bilic named him captain.

The club announced the honour last month and the fixture will take place at the Boleyn Ground on Easter Monday March 28th.

Since the announcement speculation has been rife as to who would be invited along.

Surprise inclusion?

Last month we took a detailed look at how the West Ham All Stars side could line-up for what promises to be a fitting fixture in the club's last ever season at their beloved Boleyn Ground home of 112 years.

Legendary trio Rio Ferdinand, Carlton Cole and Trevor Sinclair have all confirmed they will be playing.

But Morrison is something of a surprise inclusion given his acrimonius departure from the club under former boss Sam Allardyce.

The ex Manchester United starlet is currently enduring a typically turbulent time at Italian side Lazio.

'Amazing player and person'

But he took to social networking site Twitter on Tuesday to confirm he has been asked to play by his former teammate.

He said: "Mark Noble testimonial just been placed in my diary. Amazing player and person."

Morrison has been linked with a return to West Ham under new boss Slaven Bilic, as reported by The Mirror last month.

While some fans were annoyed with the player for not realising his potential with the club others feel he would blossom under the kind of football played by Bilic and surrounded with better players.

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