Juventus in advanced talks to sign Liverpool's Emre Can in the summer

Emre Can in action during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield
Image: Emre Can has entered the final six months of his Liverpool contract

Juventus are in advanced talks to sign Liverpool's Emre Can in the summer, according to Sky in Italy.

The 23-year-old Germany midfielder is free to sign a pre-contract agreement with a foreign club, having entered the last six months of his contract at Anfield.

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Italian champions Juve have been pursuing Can for some time but Sky Germany understand he will not leave the Merseyside club in the January transfer window.

Liverpool also remain open to him signing a new contract, with boss Jurgen Klopp happy for this to come as late as the end of the season.

Leroy Sane and Emre Can steered Germany to a 100 per cent record
Image: Sky Germany understand Can will not leave the Merseyside club in January

Can joined Liverpool from Bayer Leverkusen in 2014 for £10m and has made 154 appearances, scoring 16 goals.

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