Morris eyes Blues exit

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CHELSEA midfielder Jody Morris looks increasingly likely to leave Stamford Bridge in the summer as he is desperate to get regular football.

The 24-year-old has started 18 Premiership games this season and is becoming increasingly frustrated at Claudio Ranieri's rotation policy which, more often than not, sees Morris left on the bench.

With his contract up at the end of the season, Morris is free to look for another club, and it seems as though he will be moving on in the summer unless he is guaranteed a regular start.

"There were periods earlier in my career when I thought there was no way I'd ever leave Chelsea," said Morris.

"But there is a time when you think, maybe for my career, I might have to leave.

"Part of my game is built on confidence but, when you are in and out of the side all the time, it is hard to get that.

"When you come in for just two or three games, you are scared of making a mistake in case you get taken off.

"I feel I am not getting the chance to do what I can do. If anyone is going to see the best of me, I've got to play regularly.

"I have played more this year but there are still games when I have thought there is no way I should have been dropped - and, until that stops, I'm not going to be happy.

"When you are playing well and you're getting dropped for no reason, it is going to upset you or make you annoyed.

"I'm playing between 20 to 30 games a season but I'm looking for more than that. It's not so much the amount of games, it's the games you think you deserve to play in and don't."

Tottenham have previously been linked with a move for Morris, but Blackburn Rovers are now said to be on his trail and he insists that he would be prepared to move out of the capital in order to get more football.

"I'm a London boy but I am also a great lover of football," he insisted. "I just want to play and, if it is for a decent team, it doesn't matter where I go."