Emre Can is a German football player who plays for Premier League club Liverpool FC and the highly talented Germany side through his impressive stature, defensive midfield play, and composure on the ball.
Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Can showed a clear love and natural ability for the beautiful game which saw the young player approached by renowned local academy Eintracht Frankfurt, where he developed over three seasons. Impressing even at a young age, arguably the finest club in European football Bayern Munich signed Can where he continued to grow both in size and in quality before graduating into the reserve and subsequently into the first team, playing four competitive games.
Although coming through the ranks at Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga club sold Can to counterparts Bayer Leverkusen who appreciated the midfielders talents and put him straight into the team seeing the player appear 29 times in his first season. Impressing not only in Germany however across Europe, several high profile clubs showed their interest in acquiring the player however it was the historical Premier League outfit of Liverpool FC who managed to secure Can's services for a deal worth £9.75 million. Since signing for the Merseyside club, Can has made the central midfield position his own alongside making centre back appearances when called upon.
Having Turkish ancestry, Can opted to choose his country of birth Germany as his national team which has seen the player push into the first team and look for a regular position within the team with International tournaments approaching.