official: The Premier League runners-up FC Liverpool have submitted a
bid to Bayer 04 Leverkusen for the Germany U-21 international Emre
Can (20). Can has activated a release clause and is set to join
Liverpool on 1 July.
“Emre Can has developed
very quickly at Bayer 04 Leverkusen over the past twelve months. We
wanted to keep Emre at Leverkusen but the release clause is part of
his contract. So we wish him all the best and lots of success in his
time in the Premier League,” declared Bayer 04 CEO Michael Schade
in response to the transfer of the midfielder. Can joined Leverkusen
from Bayern Munich at the start of last season.