Cape Town - Juventus are ready to do everything they
can to sign Liverpool’s Emre Can to a pre-contract agreement this month.
Can’s deal expires at Liverpool in the
summer and he is now free to pen a deal with clubs in the rest of Europe.
Liverpool remain hopeful that they can keep
hold of the 24-year-old, but Juventus have been tracking the German international
for several months.
Can is yet to decide on his future, but
Juventus general director, Giuseppe Marotta, has confirmed that the club have
put all their might behind their bid to land the midfielder.
“Emre Can is a player whose contract is
running down, so it allows us to approach him for negotiations and that is the
course we have taken,” Marotta told Sky Sport Italia.
“I can't say if he could sign a new
contract with Liverpool, but I can say we will try all we can to get the
“Obviously, we have to respect what the
Meanwhile, Liverpool will travel to Swansea
City for Premier League clash on Monday, January 22.
Kick-off is at 22:00.