Liverpool have signed Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can for £12m, according to Bild 8 years ago

Liverpool have signed Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can for £12m, according to Bild

The 20-year-old is one of the highest rated youngsters in the Bundesliga.

German newspaper Bild reports that Liverpool have started spending those Champions League shekels with a deal all but sealed for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can.

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The youngster is very highly rated in the German top flight and represents quite a coup for Reds manager Brendan Rodgers, who has also been linked with Bayern Munich's Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri.

Can is an all action midfielder with excellent close control and an eye for goal.