Liverpool midfielder Emre Can remains Juventus transfer target
By Matthew Treadwell
Last Updated: 29/01/18 6:03pm
Juventus have confirmed they are still interested in signing Liverpool midfielder Emre Can.
The Italian champions have been linked with a move for the Germany international, who is out of contract at Anfield on June 30 and can sign a pre-contract agreement with a club outside of the Premier League.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has admitted he is resigned to losing Can in the summer but is adamant he will not leave during the current transfer window.
Can, who signed from Bayer Levekusen for £10m in 2014, has played 29 times for Liverpool this season, including Saturday's 3-2 home defeat to West Brom in the FA Cup.
But Juve remain in the hunt to land Can, with the club's chief executive Giuseppe Marotta claiming they have already made contact with Liverpool over a proposed move.
"Emre Can's contract is expiring in the summer so you would expect that a club like ours have attention on him," he said.
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"We have initiated contact but it does not mean it's done. It will not be easy as Liverpool also want to renew his contract, without forgetting that there will be other clubs in for him.
"Our attempt is made with every effort possible. "
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