Emre Can has called on his Instagram followers to back Samed Yeşil ahead of the Merseyside derby between Liverpool U21s and Everton U21s.
Can shared a picture wearing Yeşil’s number 61 shirt alongside the caption: “Support my bro @smdysl today against Everton. #gerd #ynwa #liverpool.”
Yeşil joined Liverpool from Bayer Leverkusen as did his teammate Can.
The young striker was born in Germany into a Turkish family as was Can.
Both players are part of the Turkish community in Germany estimated to be in the region of 3-4 million.
Yeşil’s shirt number 61 refers to the area code of Trabzon, north-eastern Turkey where the 20-year-old’s family originate from.
The young striker stated that his is ‘really excited’ at the prospect of playing in a Merseyside Derby.
Everton U21 host Liverpool U21 tonight at Goodison Park, kick off is at 19:00 (GMT).
“It’s always nice to be back playing and to score goals,” Yeşil told Liverpool’s official website.
Yeşil only recently recovered from a double cruciate ligament injury that has seen him spend most of the season on the sidelines.