English Premier League club, Liverpool have completed the transfer of Germany junior international, Emre Can from Bayer Leverkusen.
According to reports, the Merseyside club agreed a deal of £9.8m in principle for the versatile midfielder last month, and the necessary documentation has now been finalised.
Emre Can becomes Liverpool’s third signing of the summer, following the capture of Southampton duo of Rickie Lambert and Adam Lallana.
The twenty year old is excited about the move and says he can’t wait to play his first match at Anfield.
”LFC is a great club and the fans are amongst the best in the world. I am looking forward to the first game and can’t wait to step on the pitch for the first time at Anfield.
”I want to thank the manager for trusting me and allowing me to play here. I am proud to be a part of the family and I am looking forward to playing here.
”It was an easy decision for me to sign with Liverpool as I had a very good chat with the manager, which clearly shows that he and the club wanted to sign me.
”I want to give it my best and help the team as much as I can. I believe this season the team finished second in the league, so i want to be a Premier League champion next season”, he said.
The Liverpool manager, Brendan Rodgers, also expressed delight to have Can at the club and hopes he can continue his improvement at Anfield
”Emre is an exciting young talent and I’m delighted he’s chosen Liverpool for the next phase of his development and growth as a player.
”He has recognised that we are a club that improves and nurtures exciting, ambitious players and I’m looking forward to seeing him take those next steps forward for us.
‘We have tracked his progress for some time and I have been impressed with his attitude and qualities when I have seen him play both in the German Bundesliga and the Champions League.
”He has many of the attributes we look for; charisma on the football pitch and courage to want the ball and make things happen’’, he noted.
Emre Can represented Germany in the under 17 level and was an important Bayern Leverkusen in the Bundesliga last season.