Emre Can has stated that he ‘needs to come back down to earth’ following Germany u21’s humiliating 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Portugal u21.
The Liverpool star received a rating of 5.96 for his performance on the night. Can managed to make three tackles, two interception and no clearances.
The 21-year-old did however have an impressive performance overall in the competition. Can scored in his sides opening game and provided an assist in the second.
Emre Can after Germany’s U21 5-0 loss. “Maybe before the game I thought that I’m the greatest. I think I need to come back down to earth.” Can told BILD following Germany u21’s defeat.
“We’re all young people. If you always get praise and more praise, then you think you’re great.”
The former Bayer Leverkusen man will no longer be able to play for the Germany U21 side and will have to make a decision whether to represent Turkey or Germany at a senior level.
Can will return to Liverpool after a short break to begin pre-season training. The Germany U21 international is expected to play in midfield for the Red’s next season.