Tuesday, January 28
Juventus midfielder Emre Can has snubbed Manchester United and other Premier League sides as he’s set to return to his native country, Germany.
This is according to the Daily Mail which revealed that Emre Can is closing in on a move back to Germany after Borussia Dortmund and Juventus agreed a deal for him.
Borussia Dortmund will pay £22m to sign Emre Can from Juventus.
The German international has decided to snub Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur to join Borussia Dortmund.
Merseyside rivals Everton were also interested in the former Liverpool player alongside former club Bayern Munich.
Emre Can played for both Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen in Germany before his free transfer move to Premier League leaders Liverpool in 2014.
He spent four seasons at Liverpool before making another free transfer move to join Italian champions Juventus.
Emre Can has decided to take a pay cut to join Borussia Dortmund from Juventus after 18 months with the Italians.
He played regularly for Juventus under Maximiliano Allegri last season but the German has not enjoyed the same measure of playing time under new manager Maximiliano Allegri who was appointed last summer.
Emre Can has played in just nine league games this season.
Monday, January 27
Manchester United have fellow Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur to contend with in the race to sign Emre Can from Italian Serie A champions Juventus.
According to TuttoJuve, North London giants Tottenham Hotspur want to sign German international Emre Can as a replacement for wantaway midfielder Christian Eriksen who’s closing in on a move to Inter Milan in the Italian Serie A.
Sunday, January 26
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keeping hopes up as regards the signing of Juventus midfielder Emre Can according to the report via the Daily Express.
It was stated that Manchester United is confident that the German international will sign for Manchester United despite his affiliation with Premier League table-toppers Liverpool.
Earlier reports had disclosed that the player is not keen to join Manchester United from Juventus due to his loyalty to Liverpool whom he played for before leaving the Premier League for Italy at the start of the 2018/19 campaign.
Emre Can played for Liverpool for four years upon joining them from Bayer Leverkusen in the German Bundesliga.
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The German midfielder wore the Liverpool shirt between 2014 and 2018 before the free transfer move to Italian champions Juventus.
His last game for Liverpool was the 2018 Champions League final loss to Real Madrid.
He has also been linked with both Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund in the German top flight.
The £25m-rated Juventus midfielder has rarely featured for the Old Lady under manager Maurizio Sarri and was left out of the Champions League squad last year.
Manchester United are looking for reinforcements to their squad after injuries to a lot of key players.