Liverpool midfielder receives first German national team call-up


Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has received his first call-up for the senior German national team.

The midfielder-come-defender has been included in Joachim Low’s squad selection for the games against Poland at home and Scotland away, with the games to be played on 4th September and 7th September respectively.

The Reds star had previously played at U21 level for Germany and was also eligible to represent Turkey at senior international level.

The 21-year-old has featured in all three Liverpool games this season earning his first start in the goalless draw against Arsenal at the Emirates last week.

Can joined Liverpool on a £9.75 million transfer from Bayer Leverkusen in 2013 as a central midfielder.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers did however, play Can as a defender in his back-three for most of the season as well as a right-back in a back-four.

Can has been called up as a defender for the German national side.

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