German international and Liverpool star Emre Can has cast serious doubts over his long-term future at Anfield, as the 23-year-old continues to delay signing a new contract. Italian giants Juventus, who have shown a great deal of interest, are waiting in the wings to make a move for the box-to-box midfielder.
According to 101 great goals, Can is yet to put pen to paper on a bumper contract at his current club with a host of suitors keeping an eye on developments. It is expected the Turkish-born midfielder has been deliberating for some time over a contract extension, with his current deal of £35,000-a-week not reflecting his importance to the team.
With talks allegedly still ongoing between Liverpool and his agent over a £100,000-a-week deal that indicates his value to the squad, the Old Lady and a number of other European teams have seen this as a great opportunity to pitch themselves as the club Can should play for.
Sources in Italy suggest Champions League finalists Juventus are on the lookout for fresh talent in the centre of midfield, as they seek a stronger replacement for the likes of Paul Pogba and Arturo Vidal who departed in the last couple of seasons.
The Turin based club are also casting an eye over PSG midfielder Blaise Matuidi, who is often one of the first names on the team sheet for club and country in France. Also on the agenda for the Old Lady is Sevilla star Steven N’Zonzi, who has made a name for himself in La Liga as a powerful midfielder.
Reports suggest Juventus are keen to get a deal done for Can as quick as possible, so the German international is ready for pre-season as they aim to lift the Champions League in Gianluigi Buffon final season.