Emre Can is a 'really good player' says Liverpool legend

Martin Tyler

Football pundit and former Liverpool winger Steve McManaman praised Emre Can following the Reds 2-1 loss against Aston Villa in the FA Cup semi-final.

Liverpool spent £133 million on transfer this season but McManaman believes that Brendan Rodgers will have to replace several players in the summer.

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The former Champions League winner did however, underlin that the Liverpool boss has made a few good signings.

Can has been one of Rodgers best signings this season according to McManaman.

“Brendan will know he will have to change 5 0r 6 0r 7 players, I would bring in another centre-forward and defensive players, he will also have to bring in a midfielder,” McManaman told BT Sport after the semi-final.

“Some of the players he has brought in has done well, Emre Can looks a really good player he brought him in for £10 million he looks a really good player.”

The Reds did also make £107 million from selling players over in the summer including the £71 sale of Luis Suarez to Barcelona.

Can joined Liverpool on a £9.75 million move from Bayer Leverkusen in the summer.

The 21-year-old started in defence for the Reds against Aston Villa. Can completed the highest number of tackles (4) and clearances (5) for his side today and was given a Whoscored rating of 6.90.