Liverpool team news: Emre Can reveals reason behind contract stand off
Liverpool star midfielder Emre Can has revealed the reason behind his contract stand off with the Merseyside club.
The 23-year-old has insisted that the dispute is not about money and that he is happy to stay at Liverpool.
Can stated that the reason he hasn’t put pen-to-paper on a new deal is because he is yet to decide upon his own future.
“I read in newspapers it was about money but it isn’t about money,” Can was quoted as saying by the Liverpool Echo.
“We’ve had a few good meetings and everything is fine. I am happy at Liverpool. We will see. You never know what will happen in football but I am happy here.”
The Germany international was specifically asked what was the reason behind the contract stand off for, Can said: “It is about the future, what happens.
“I am happy and I am still contracted here. Everything is fine and I just wanted to say it is never about the money.”
Can’s current contract with Liverpool expires next summer. The 23-year-old scored his fourth goal of the season on Sunday during the Reds 2-1 win over Burnley FC.
Liverpool take on Manchester City in their next Premier League fixture this weekend.