Former West Ham star Ravel Morrison's agent rubbishes talk of England return and says he is happy with Lazio

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The agent of football bad boy Ravel Morrison has rubbished suggestions the former West Ham United star wants to return to England.

Recent reports in Italy have suggested the troubled former Manchester United midfielder was homesick in Rome and was eyeing a return to his home country, as reported by Eurosport.

The supremely talented star has a long list of misdemeanours in his turbulent career and after being released by the Red Devils was given the chance to shine on the Premier League stage by the Hammers.

While he failed to impress with his attitude and behaviour initially, a loan spell at Championship side Birmingham City seemed to galvanise the England U21 international.

Morrison's rollercoaster career is in danger of coming off the tracks again

He returned to the Hammers seemingly transformed and started scoring goals to cement a place in the first team.

It wasn't to last, though, as he fell out of favour with then manager Sam Allardyce and after a series of loan spells was eventually released back in March this year.

The 22-year-old signed a four-year deal with the Biancocelesti over the summer.

But according to Calciomercato Morrison has failed to settle in Italy, and is pleading to be released from his contract so he can return to Britain with Queens Park Rangers – where he spent time on loan while at West Ham – his "preferred destination."

Agent rubbishes rumours

However, Morrison's agent Daniel Wilson has spoken to leading Italian football writer Gianluca Di Marzio and poured cold water on the claims insisting his client is happy in Rome.

“There was no request to transfer Morrison,” Wilson told Gianluca Di Marzio’s website.

“Ravel is happy to stay in Rome, he’s working hard to be a leader.

“Today we were at Formello to meet (Lazio director Igli) Tare, with whom we have a great relationship, but we never asked for a transfer because (Lazio manager Stefano) Pioli holds him in high regard and considers him an important part of the squad.”

Would an unlikely return work?

While some fans may feel he is more trouble than he is worth, others wonder whether Morrison could flourish again in east London under Slaven Bilic.

With Julian Dicks alongside him, Morrison would be left under no illusions of what is expected of him and if he can stay away from off the field distractions could be an asset.

QPR could also do with Morrison's undoubted talent but whether they have the finances to bring him back given their damaging relegation is another matter altogether.

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