‘Already Promised’ – Liverpool Midfielder Set To Join Juventus For Free Next Summer

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Emre Can celebrate after the match.

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Emre Can has promised to join Juventus for free next summer.

Emre Can, who is in the last year of his contract at Anfield, has rejected extension offers from Liverpool. But if that wasn’t a worrying sign for Liverpool fans, latest reports by Gazzetta dello Sport might trigger a panic among the fanbase.

The Italian news outlet states that the German midfielder will reject any offers from Liverpool, so as to seal a move to the reigning Serie A champions Juventus for free next summer.

Can has played a key role for Liverpool from midfield over the last years, and Jurgen Klopp would definitely not like to see him leaving for free. When quizzed about Can’s contract situation, Klopp said: ” Not perfect. So far there is no signing and that is the situation.”

Liverpool players look dejected during the penalty shootout.

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The German coach continued: “We are still in talks. Do I think it is too cool that we didn’t fix it so far? No, to be honest. But it is all okay at the moment and we have to take it like this. His mind is not elsewhere. It is an important contract for him at his age.”

Liverpool fans will be gutted to see Can leave for free next season, especially after the talks of Coutinho being unsettled at Anfield. Juventus, on the other hand, will be very pleased to get Can for free next year. The Italian club has recruited some of the best talents for free over the years.

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Written by Shorya Panwar  

Has 20+ years of experience managing Schalke in Football Manager 2017. Believes wing-backs are the most complete footballers in the modern/evolved football. Writes weird stuff on his personal blog.

 

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