Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis has warned his team against the super skills of Ravel Morrison as they head into tonight’s clash with the Irons.

The newly appointed Eagles manager has identified the brilliant midfielder as a main danger to his team  and has been aware of the player’s abilities for several years.

Speaking exclusively to he said: “I watched him as a young player at Manchester United and he has always had those incredible skills.

“But he’s now doing it week in week out at Premier League level and has been very impressive indeed.  He’s a serious threat to any team.

“Obviously his past off the pitch problems have been well documented but he appears to have put them behind him under Sam Allardyce who is the right manager for him at this stage.

“If that remains the case as I hope and believe it will be, the lad can be anything he wants to be

“Whenever Ravel is involved tonight we will need to be at our best because he can undo you in a split second.”

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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!"

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