Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has appeared to verify that Emre Can will go away the Anfield outfit when his contract expires in the summertime.
Juventus have been on the path of the Reds midfielder since final summer time and the Italian membership’s president Giuseppe Marotta made it clear in January that they will do everything to convince Can to hitch the Turin-based membership.
The Germany worldwide is out of contract on the finish of the season and whereas the Reds are determined to maintain maintain of him, he’s but to conform to a brand new take care of Liverpool. He’s free to speak to golf equipment and agree a pre-contract to hitch them when his deal expires on 30 June.
Reports during the January transfer window suggested that Can had already reached an settlement with Juventus, however the midfielder dismissed speculation and confirmed that he had not but signed with any membership however indicated that discuss had been in progress.
Gerrard, who’s at present employed because the coach of the Liverpool Beneath-19 aspect, was working as a tv pundit with BT Sport when he let slip that Can was off in the summertime. Liverpool, nevertheless, have already secured a substitute in Naby Keita, who will arrive from Crimson Bull Leipzig in the summertime.
“It’s a must to wait to see what is going on to occur as a result of Emre Can is leaving and (Naby) Keita is coming in as a quantity eight,” Gerrard said, as quoted by The Sun.
The previous Reds midfielder was protecting Liverpool’s Champions League final 16 video games in opposition to Porto on Wednesday night time. Jurgen Klopp’s crew all however sealed their progress to the quarter-finals with a 5-Zero thrashing of the Portuguese aspect and Gerrard reserved particular reward for Jordan Henderson.
The Liverpool icon believes Henderson can be higher suited increased up the pitch slightly than the deep-lying midfielder’s function he’s at present being performed in by the German coach.
“He’s able to opening up a defence. He is doing an honest job as a quantity 6 however for me he is at his greatest operating ahead,” Gerrard defined, as quoted by the Mirror.