Liverpool star Emre Can expected to start in Germany U21's opening game

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Emre Can is expected to start for the Germany U21 national team tonight in their clash with Serbia U21 in the U21 European Championships.

The Liverpool star has stated that he is prepared for the U21 European championships.

Can underlined that he has been studying their opening group game opponents Serbia closely and has analysed their playing style using video footage of previous games.

“We know the other teams very well. We have seen Serbia’s recent games. We have watched a lot of videos of them,” Can was quoted as saying on the official UEFA website.

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Can played as a defender for Liverpool this season in Brendan Rodgers back-three and as a right-back.

The Reds star is however,  a central midfielder and is expected to be used in his preferred role for the Germany U21 side.

Probable starting line-up’s:

Germany U21: Marc-Andre ter Stegen, Gunter, Ginter, Knoche, Korb, Volland, Leitner, Can, Bittencourt, Mayer, Hofmann

Serbia U21: Marko Dmitrović, Petkovic, Cosic, Spajic, Pertovic, Mijailović, Brasnac, Jojic, Djuricic, Milunovic, Pesic