Liverpool have confirmed they have reached an agreement in principal with Bayer Leverkusen for their midfielder Emre Can, subject to documentation being completed.
The Reds have already secured the services of Rickie Lambert from Southampton earlier this week. The 20-year-old midfielder’s in Brendan Rodgers’ second acquisition of this summer as the Merseyside club look to strengthen their squad to meet the demands of the Champions League.
Meanwhile, Liverpool’s arch-rivals Manchester United are not in the Europe’s elite club competition and at the same time they have not made any signings so far. United fans shared their frustration after the news broke that the Reds have confirmed Can’s services.
— Kevin Palmer (@kpsundayworld) June 5, 2014
So Now Costa to Chelsea, Emre Can to Livepool?What about Manchester United???#mufc
— king2012 (@King2012Mu2012) June 4, 2014
What a talent Liverpool have signed in Emre Can! Utd are pathetic, can't sign any1 & they need to improve their mediocre squad more! #mufc
— Deshane (@Desh_P) June 5, 2014
Liverpool have agreed a deal with Bayer Leverkusen for Emre Can. #lfc
Where the hell is that guy Ed Woodward and what is he doing? #MUFC
— Ishwar (@Ish_MUFC) June 5, 2014
— Jh○nChampiion (`_~) (@itz_johny_mufc) June 5, 2014