Emre Can


Emre Can

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Midfielder (All sides)

Full Name: Emre Can
Born:12th January 1994 in Frankfurt, Germany
Age: 24
Bought: 3rd July 2014 from Bayer Leverkusen
Transfer Fee: £9,750,000

Sold: 8th June 2018 to Released - Juventus
Fee Received: £0

All LFC Appearances: 167 LFC Goals: 14
Career Appearances: 212 Career Goals:19
Germany Appearances: 7 Goals: 0
Previous Clubs: Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich

Emre Can Profile

Liverpool agreed a deal with Emre Can early in June 2014 before he signed shortly after the European transfer window opened in July

Bayer Leverkusen were reluctant sellers but the reds triggered a €12M release clause for overseas clubs.

The following year former club Bayern Munich would have had the option to resign the player who became an integral part of Leverkusen's side in 2013-14

Can arrived at Anfield admitting he can play across the midfielder. He has represented Germany at all youth international levels and it tipped as a potential senior international.

Contract Issues at Liverpool for Emre Can

Around Spring 2017 it appeared that Liverpool and Emre were in discussions but were not willing to acquiesce to Emre's terms on a new contract.  This was despite Emre having been one of the most utilised Liverpool players across the previous seasons.

His contract was due to expire in the summer of 2018 but the reds did not entertain any bids in the summer of 2017.

Speculation slowly mounted at the start of the 2017-18 season that Emre Can would end up leaving for a free, with Juventus linked as a potential target.

Liverpool continued to stick with the player and by the end of the January 2018 transfer window the answer, and a potential contract extension were no nearer.

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