Liverpool's Emre Can reaches agreement in principle to join Juventus in the summer

Emre Can in action during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool and Spartak Moscow
Image: Emre Can has entered the final six months of his Liverpool contract

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has reached an agreement in principle to join Juventus in the summer, according to Sky in Italy.

The 23-year-old Germany midfielder is out of contract this summer and is free to negotiate a pre-contract agreement with a foreign club, having entered the final six months of his current deal.

Liverpool are still trying to persuade him to sign a new contract at Anfield, with boss Jurgen Klopp happy for this to come as late as the end of the season.

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Sky Italy understand Can has agreed terms in principle with the Italian side after holding advanced talks on Thursday.

Can does not need to keep Liverpool informed of his plans beyond this season if he does decide to leave Anfield.

Emre Can arrives at Turf Moor prior to the Premier League match between Burnley and Liverpool
Image: Sky Germany understand Can will not leave Liverpool in the January transfer window

Serie A champions Juventus have been trying to sign Can for some time but Sky Germany understands the midfielder will not leave Liverpool in the January transfer window.

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