Former Sheffield United midfielder, Ravel Morrison, has hit back at his critics.

Morrison was released by the Blades this summer after just a season at the club – the second half of which he spent on loan at Middlesbrough.

The 27-year-old made four appearances for United – and just one in the Premier League – before leaving for Boro in January.

Things didn’t really work out for Morrison on Teesside either, playing just three times during his time there.

The Manchester United academy graduate has had a troubled career since being called the “biggest talent he’d seen at the club since Ryan Giggs” by Sir Alex Ferguson. That is according to Gary Neville, speaking on Sky Sports.

Wayne Rooney also said that when they were coming through the youth ranks together, Morrison was better than Paul Pogba “by a country mile”.

Yet there have been question marks about his attitude throughout. It’s perhaps why Morrison has played for 10 different clubs, but has never played more than 30 games for any of them.

Ravel Morrison hits back after Sheffield United failure

Ravel Morrison

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When Rooney went on to suggest Morrison had wasted his potential – something which Rio Ferdinand agreed with – the midfield ace told TalkSPORT he was “a bit upset”.

Now he has used his Twitter account to respond to further criticism:

What next?

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It’s difficult to know where Morrison goes now. Chris Wilder previously enthused about the former Man United man, but when he left Bramall Lane, Wilder said he “wasn’t interested in talking about him”.

Former Blades boss and current Middlesbrough manager, Neil Warnock, couldn’t get the best out of Morrison either.

Both Wilder and Warnock are considered to be good man managers. Yet they have joined an ever-growing list of people who couldn’t help Morrison fulfil his potential.

It’s a shame to see such a talent fade and unfortunately for the Blades, they are now simply another club on a long CV.

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