Emre Can selected for Germany U21 European Championship squad

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Liverpool midfielder-come-defender Emre Can has been called up for the Germany U21 squad ahead of the European Championships this summer.

Can has featured as a defender in Reds boss Brendan Rodgers back-three and as a right-back for most of the season.

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The 21-year-old is expected to be used as a midfielder in the Germany side.

Can was born in Germany into a Turkish family as is eligible to represent both his country of birth and the Crescent-Stars at international level.

Fellow Turkish origin midfielder Yunnus Malli of Mainz and Kerem Demirbay has also been call up.

The full German squad is below:

Goalkeepers: Timo Horn (FC Köln), Loris Karius (FSV Mainz), Bernd Leno (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Marc-André ter Stegen (FC Barcelona)

Defenders: Matthias Ginter (Borussia Dortmund), Christian Günter (SC Freiburg), Dominique Heintz (FC Kaiserslautern), Robin Knoche (VfL Wolfsburg), Julian Korb (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Willi Orban (FC Kaiserslautern), Nico Schulz (Hertha BSC ), Jeremy Toljan (1899 Hoffenheim)

Midfielders: Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg), Leonardo Bittencourt (Hannover 96 ), Emre Can (Liverpool FC), Kerem Demirbay (FC Kaiserslautern), Johannes Geis (FSV Mainz), Leon Goretzka (FC Schalke), Joshua Kimmich (RB Leipzig), Felix Klaus (SC Freiburg), Moritz Leitner (VfB Stuttgart), Yunus Malli (FSV Mainz), Max Meyer (FC Schalke0, Amin Younes (FC Kaiserslautern), Jean Zimmer (FC Kaiserslautern)

Forwards: Serge Gnabry (Arsenal), Philipp Hofmann (FC Kaiserslautern), Kevin Volland (1899 Hoffenheim)

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