Emre Can drawing interest from other clubs is to be expected because he is a talented player. Can drawing interest from other clubs is to be expected because he is a talented player and is about to be available on a free transfer because contract negotiations with Liverpool haven’t gone so well.
According to Sky Sport Italia on Tuesday, Can, the 23-year-old midfield who is rumored to be close to agreeing to a pre-contract deal with Juventus at some point this month, has been contacted by a pair of big-name clubs recently regarding where he will be playing his football next season.
Also according to Sky Sport Italia: Can is sticking with his choice to go with Juventus.
Even though he has been reportedly approached by English Premier League leaders Manchester City and German giants Bayern Munich, Can has
Bayern & Manchester City has contacted Emre Can but the midfielder has rejected their offers, he’s willing to wear the jersey of Juventus. (Sky)— Khaled Al Nouss (@khaledalnouss1) January 9, 2018
We don’t know when these contacts form both Bayern Munich and Manchester City took place. They could have been before Juve reportedly turned up the heat on their pursuit of Can, they could have been around the same time or they could have been after the report about the German midfielder picking Juventus last week.
The chronological order of events is probably something on those associated with the clubs and Can’s camp only really know about.
But if it’s true that Can will pick Juventus over two of the biggest clubs in the world going right now, then I guess we have to feel pretty good about his commitment to a club that he hasn’t even signed with yet.
I mean, as long as it doesn’t end up being an Axel Witsel 2.0 kind of situation where money ends up derailing a talented midfielder coming to Turin on a free transfer, then I think we’re all going to be okay with this.