Stats show Liverpool star Emre Can is much improved following Klopp appointment

Emre Can, Liverpool

Emre Can has been one of Liverpool’s rising stars following the appointment of Jurgen Klopp earlier this season.

Can managed to keep his place in the side following the managerial change and has been one of Klopp’s most trusted players featuring regularly for the Reds.

The 22-year-old was previously deployed as a centre-back and right-back by former manager Brendan Rodgers but has found his feet in recent months.

Can has been a key player in Klopps starting line-up and has played the majority of his games in midfield.

Under Brendan Rodgers, Can had an average of 63 touches on the ball, 1.5 interceptions per game and 2.7 tackles per game. However under Klopp’s stewardship has has an average of 84 touches on the ball, 3.2 tackles per game and 2 interceptions per game.

“I feel like I’m developing as a player under Klopp.” Can recently told the Liverpool Echo.

Liverpool take on Manchester United in the second leg of their Europa League tie next Thursday.

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