Emre Can

23
Born: January 12, 1994; Frankfurt, Germany
Position: Midfielder
Signed: 3 July 2014; Bayer Leverkusen; £9.75m

Liverpool's German duo Loris Karius and Emre Can are both believed to be recovering well from their respective hand and foot injuries. Karius broke his...
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Tuesday, August 23, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can is treated for an injury during the Football League Cup 2nd Round match against Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can has been withdrawn from the Germany squad for their games against Finland and Norway, with the German team saying the player has...
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 27, 2016: Liverpool's James Milner celebrates scoring the first goal against Tottenham Hotspur from the penalty spot during the FA Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool have not set the world alight in the opening weeks of the season, but once the international break is over, they will go...
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Tuesday, August 23, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can is treated for an injury during the Football League Cup 2nd Round match against Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that both Emre Can and Divock Origi could miss Saturday's Premier League clash with Tottenham. Tuesday's 5-0 win over Burton...
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Tuesday, August 23, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can is treated for an injury during the Football League Cup 2nd Round match against Burton Albion at the Pirelli Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool could be facing two further injuries after both Emre Can and Divock Origi were forced off during Tuesday night's 5-0 win over Burton...

Liverpool's League Cup second-round clash with Burton Albion provides Jurgen Klopp with the opportunity to shuffle his pack. The Reds were drawn against Nigel Clough's...
PASADENA, USA - Wednesday, July 27, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can after the 1-0 defeat to Chelsea during the International Champions Cup 2016 game on day seven of the club's USA Pre-season Tour at the Rose Bowl. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Despite calls for Liverpool to sign a new defensive midfielder this summer, Jurgen Klopp seems content with his current options. The Reds struggled to dominate...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, February 24, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and Daniel Sturridge during a press conference ahead of the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st Leg match against FC Augsburg. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The last time Liverpool didn't have a European competition to contend with, they almost won the league. Heading into the 2016/17 season, fans will...
PASADENA, USA - Wednesday, July 27, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can undertakes a fitness test before the International Champions Cup 2016 game against Chelsea on day seven of the club's USA Pre-season Tour at the Rose Bowl. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Speaking after Liverpool's 4-0 defeat to Mainz at the end of pre-season, Emre Can admitted he is desperate to help his side win trophies...
BASEL, SWITZERLAND - Wednesday, May 18, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can in action against Sevilla during the UEFA Europa League Final at St. Jakob-Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can says he wants to become a leader within Jurgen Klopp's squad this season. The 22-year-old only joined the Reds in 2014,...

Liverpool’s final pre-season game ended in defeat as the Reds' midfield was overruled by a strong AS Roma side in St Louis. Jurgen Klopp fielded...
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Friday, July 24, 2015: Liverpool's Sheyi Ojo in action against a Malaysia XI during a friendly match at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium on day twelve of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool squad are joined by Sheyi Ojo and Emre Can this week as their pre-season tour of the US continues. The Reds take...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 26, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho and Emre Can arrive at Anfield before the Premier League match against Aston Villa. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

After seeing senior players depart this summer, Liverpool need new leaders to emerge from Jurgen Klopp's new squad. Since Steven Gerrard’s departure a year ago,...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 20, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates with Lucas Leiva after the 4-0 thrashing of Everton during the Premier League match at Anfield, the 226th Merseyside Derby. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool's squad could be trimmed down even more this summer as Jurgen Klopp looks to offload a number of players. Last season, Klopp used 39...
Jurgen Klopp vs. Tranmere Rovers. Credit: Propaganda

As we hurtle toward the 2016/17 season, there is plenty for Liverpool supporters to be optimistic about. Liverpool continue their pre-season preparations throughout the summer,...
France's Olivier Giroud, right, holds Germany's Emre Can during the Euro 2016 semifinal soccer match between Germany and France, at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France, Thursday, July 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Emre Can lined up for Germany as the World Champions took on France in the semi-final of the European Championships but was left disappointed...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 13, 2016: Liverpool's Joe Allen in action against Arsenal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen reportedly has at least six clubs interested in him after his performances at the European Championships for Wales. According to...
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 14, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates scoring the third goal against Aston Villa during the Premier League match at Villa Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can could be set to start for Germany in Thursday's Euro 2016 semi-final showdown with France. Such is the brilliance of Germany's...
TOULOUSE, FRANCE - Monday, June 20, 2016: Wales' Joe Allen in action against Russia during the final Group B UEFA Euro 2016 Championship match at Stadium de Toulouse. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following on from Ben Twelves' assessment of Liverpool's England stars' performances so far at Euro 2016, he now takes a look at how the...
London, England - Monday, December 2, 1996: Liverpool's Patrik Berger in action during the 2-0 Premier League victory over Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool continually linked with Bundesliga signings this summer, we select the Reds' five best players to have arrived from Germany's top-flight. With Jurgen Klopp...
Picture by: Tim Goode / PA Wire/Press Association Images England's Adam Lallana during the International Friendly at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.

Following a weekend of pre-Euro 2016 and Copa America action, we take a look at how Liverpool's internationals fared over the last few days. It...
BASEL, SWITZERLAND - Wednesday, May 18, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can in action against Sevilla during the UEFA Europa League Final at St. Jakob-Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

As we continue our series of season reviews for some of Liverpool's key names, Emre Can stands out as a star of 2015/16. After a...
Germany’s Mario Goetze celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during a friendly soccer match between Germany and Italy at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

With Liverpool said to be pursuing a deal to sign Mario Gotze this summer, two of his potential team-mates have talked up a move. Gotze...

As the season draws to a close, attentions turn towards end of season awards and we asked the This Is Anfield writers for their picks for Liverpool player of the year.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, May 5, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates at the final whistle after his side's 3-0 victory over Villarreal, reaching the final 3-1 on aggregate, during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can shone on his return to the side against Villarreal, dominating in the Reds' midfield.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, April 14, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can looks dejected as Borussia Dortmund score the second goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can says he didn't have a day off during his recovery from injury.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, April 14, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can looks dejected as Borussia Dortmund score the second goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday afternoon, Jurgen Klopp confirmed Emre Can is fit to return for Liverpool's clash with Villarreal.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 17, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action against Bournemouth during the FA Premier League match at Dean Court. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can may return to action against Villarreal on Thursday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, March 10, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates after the 2-0 victory over Manchester United during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can has made a shock recovery from an ankle injury that was expected to end his season, and could start for Liverpool against Villarreal.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, April 14, 2016: Liverpool's Emre Can looks dejected as Borussia Dortmund score the second goal during the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool have been given a double injury boost with the news that both Emre Can and Danny Ings should return before the end of the season.