Boss Redknapp ponders Morrison move

Harry Redknapp is considering taking Ravel Morrison back to QPR.

The wayward 21-year-old has returned to West Ham after a loan spell at Cardiff City was cut short.

Hammers boss Sam Allardyce has indicated that Morrison has no future at Upton Park, where the player arrived in 2012 after being booted out of Manchester United by Sir Alex Ferguson following a number of misdemeanours.

But Morrison impressed during his better moments in a mixed loan spell at QPR last season – and Redknapp is open to giving him what the Rangers manager believes could be a final chance to save his career.

Redknapp, who says he is looking primarily at loan deals ahead of next month’s transfer window, said: “I like Ravel. He’s had problems but he’s not a nasty boy. I didn’t find him to be a nasty type of lad.

“It would be a gamble, but if you’re in the loan business then you’re in the gambling business – you’re going to gamble on someone.

“I think I might be his last chance. Fergie got rid of him, Sam’s got rid of him and they’re top, top, top managers. He’s obviously got to look at himself.

“But I am open to taking them chances with people. Maybe I’ll do it, I don’t know.”

Last month Morrison, an England Under-21 international, was cleared of threatening to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend, have her killed and blow up her house.

He also denies three remaining charges of assault and will stand trial on 26 January.

Redknapp said: “He’s got amazing talent and he’s going to waste his career unless he sorts himself out quickly.

“We don’t want to be looking back in 15 years saying ‘what a fantastic player he could have been’.

“He is an amazing talent and glides over the pitch, he just doesn’t put it all together. I don’t know where he’ll be in 15 years’ time.”

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