Lazio block Aston Villa and Bournemouth approaches for Ravel Morrison

December 30, 2019

first_img1 Lazio have blocked approaches from Premier League duo Aston Villa and Bournemouth for Ravel Morrison, talkSPORT understands.The controversial former West Ham and Manchester United playmaker has made just six appearances for the Italian side and, according to Il Messaegero, Lazio were looking to ship him out before the transfer window shuts on Monday night.The English clubs were thought to have been in a bidding war over a deadline day deal for the 22-year-old, with the duo keen to add some attacking flair to their squads as they fight to avoid relegation.But talkSPORT sources have now confirmed the club have slammed the exit door shut, with the youngster set to remain in Italy for the rest of the season.Morrison moved to Serie A last summer after falling out of favour with former Hammers boss Sam Allardyce but he has continued to struggle to live up to his potential.Lazio were at one point open to his exit, with Villa and Bournemouth both keen to help reignite Morrison’s career, but the club have performed a U-turn.Lazio are currently eight in the Serie A standings and believes Morrison could play a part as they look to climb up the table. Ravel Morrison last_img

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