Liverpool star Emre Can to face competition in midfield

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Emre Can is expected to face competition for a role in Liverpool’s midfield in the upcoming season according to the Daily Mail.

The report claims that Brendan Rodgers will play a four or three-man midfield next season and that Jordon Henderson and James Milner are almost guaranteed for two spots.

This could leave Emre Can, Coutinho and Lallana all vying for a place in the Reds midfield.

The 21-year-old spent last season playing in a three-back and at right-back despite being signed as a midfielder from Bayer Leverkusen.

Can put on an impressive display playing in midfield for the Germany U-21 side in the 2015 U-21 European Championships.

an recently revealed that he has spoken with Rodgers about his desire to play in midfield and that the Reds boss also wants to see him play in the teams centre.

“Of course, we talked about this. The manager has said he sees me as a midfielder, and that’s where I want to play in the near future,” Can told the Anfield Wrap.

Can made a total of 27 appearances for the Premier League outfit tlastis season and also featured in the FA Cup and Europa League.

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