Wales' Joe Morrell: 'I've watched every Verratti video on YouTube'

15 April 2020 09:00
The midfielder who is on loan at Lincoln talks about rejection, a tricky spell at Margate and how he learns from the bestJoe Morrell has never seen The Jolly Boys’ Outing, an ageless episode of Only Fools and Horses whereby a coach trip to Margate culminates with a faulty radio setting the bus alight and Del and Rodney throwing stones at a hotel window in the early hoursbut his visit to the seaside resort was equally eventful and almost ended in tears.It is three years since, after failed trials with Torquay and Fleetwood’s under-23s, he joined Margate – a team maroonedat the bottom of the Conference South on a 12-match losing run – on a month’s loan only to be afforded two run-outs off the bench before being told it was best for all parties that he returned to Bristol City. Related: Mendes, Wilder and the SAS: how Lee Johnson has Bristol City on the rise Related: World Cup questions: Why didn’t the great Dutch teams of the 1990s win it? | Barney Ronay Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian