Plenty of Liverpool fans have said they do not want former Reds midfielder Emre Can back at the club as a potential successor to Adam Lallana after Liverpool supporter @iburniton96 on Twitter posed the question to followers.
Would you take Emre Can back at Liverpool as a possible replacement for Lallana?????
— Count of Monte Cristo (@iburniton96) January 9, 2020
The German midfielder spent four years at Anfield but rejected a new contract during the 2017/18 season, saying that he wanted to emulate boyhood idol Zinedine Zidane by playing for Juventus (as per Liverpool Echo), for whom he has started only two Serie A matches this season after joining on a free transfer in 2018. Italian media outlet Tuttosport reported this week (via Sport Witness) that Can was not keen on a proposed move to Manchester United, with the midfielder indicating that he did not want to sour his relationship with his former club by moving to their rivals.
Lallana, who is out of contract at Liverpool next summer, was reportedly a transfer target for Newcastle (as per The Telegraph), with Reds manager Jurgen Klopp admitting the player could leave this year if he does not sign a new deal. The 31-year-old has featured in each of Liverpool’s last six matches after previous struggling for game-time this season (as per TransferMarkt).
These Liverpool fans on Twitter made it clear that they would not be keen on having Can back at the club:
Not a chance. Never rated him
— Rk (@Rcklfc76) January 10, 2020
No! He had his chance. There are better more mobile midfielders out there. Also Juve would want 30 mill
— Lee Jackson (@LeeJackson9) January 10, 2020
Let him rot on the Juventus reserves
— WORLD CHAMPIONS 🏆 (@theunbearables_) January 10, 2020
No we moved on he moved backwards
— Ams (@ams786ams796) January 10, 2020
NOPE – he wanted bigger and better things, let him stay at juve cleaning Ronaldos Boots!
— Ross Cuthbert (@Rosscocuth) January 10, 2020
We have Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Henderson and Milner already……I will only take a creative midfielder to replace Lallana and I dont think Emre is my friend
— oriyomi sunmola (@junnyjay1) January 10, 2020
No way. His career will probably fizzle out now. If he stayed with klopp could of been a top top player. Couldn’t care less for him tbh
— Alan Eastwood (@eastie31) January 10, 2020
We’ve paid £10m to get him the last time round.
How much should we be paying for him now?
By leaving us for free, he benefited Juventus once.
Are we supposed to benefit them again by buying a player they’ve gotten for free? From us?
Sorry but this dosen’t make sense at all.
— SgBloodRed (@SgBloodRed) January 10, 2020
Liverpool fans, would you take Can back at Anfield or do you feel he burned his bridges with the manner of his exit? Join in the discussion by commenting below!
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