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Emre Can has finally decided on a move to Juventus in what could be a huge blow to Liverpool. He could complete a transfer this month, according to reports.

According to Sky Sports, the German international has agreed to terms in principle with the Italian side after holding advanced talks on Thursday. The Germany international’s contract at Liverpool runs out in the summer, which means he would be able to leave on a free transfer.

Jurgen Klopp has remained optimistic that the midfielder will opt to remain at Anfield, and the player himself has admitted he could still decide to stay. However, it looks as though Liverpool have run out of time to make their move, with Can reportedly agreeing terms to join Juventus.

Serie A champions Juventus have been trying to sign Can for some time but the report suggests that the midfielder will not leave Liverpool in the January transfer window. Back in October, Juventus chief executive, Beppe Marotta confirmed that they indeed made an official approach, but Liverpool denied doing any kind of business due to their stubborn approach of not losing their star players.

At the same time, he admitted that Juventus won’t be making any bid for the German powerhouse in the winter transfer window as they know that the Merseysiders won’t entertain any offers.

“We don’t think we are going to make a big signing in January,” Marotta told Premium Sport, as quoted by the Daily Mirror.

“Our team is absolutely competitive and we have some very interesting midfielders like Bentancur who has already showed his qualities. We have faith in this team and in these lads. As for Emre Can, I don’t think Liverpool will sell him in January.

“We made an offer for him in the summer but the Reds didn’t sell him so I don’t think they’ll change their mind in the middle of the season.”

Klopp had earlier expressed his desire to keep Can at the club but also admitted he won’t pressurise the midfielder to sign a fresh contract.

“What could I do now? I could say, ‘yes, it is a big problem’ but it isn’t,” Klopp was quoted by Sky Sports.

“He is also allowed to sign a contract [with Liverpool] in May as a player who is still already here. I have no problem with that.

“As long as Emre doesn’t give me one sign his mind is somewhere else I don’t have to talk about this, it is a normal thing in football.”

So as things stand, Can, who has made 154 appearances, scoring 16 goals, will stay at Liverpool until the end of the season and join the Italian champions Juventus on a free transfer in the summer.

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Liverpool equal two more records after their impressive 2-0 win over Fulham

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Liverpool don’t seem to be the same team from last season, despite boasting an unbeaten record in the Premier League.

The Reds beat Fulham 2-0 to make it 30 points from 12 games, and are just two behind Manchester City who lead the table.

Our attack hasn’t blitzed the opposition like last season, but the numbers suggest this has been an amazing start to the Premier League campaign.

Ian Doyle wrote for the Liverpool Echo about the latest game and claimed that we have matched our best points tally after 12 games.

Doyle further claimed that our goal difference of +18 was the best in terms of Premier League seasons.

Our attack might not be firing on all cylinders but our defence has been exceptional so far. Alisson kept yet another clean sheet on Sunday, and we also equalled the record for clean sheets from 1977-78 and 1978-79.

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In fact, our defence has been the reason why we have done so well this season. We barely seem to concede and Virgil van Dijk has been an exceptional purchase, alongside Alisson.

The pair combined well to start an attack against the Cottagers on Sunday. Van Dijk signalled Alisson to take a free-kick early, and that resulted in Mohamed Salah opening the scoring for the Reds.

The Reds haven’t been that great in the Champions League, and we need to ensure our qualification into the next round.

Read more: “Hopefully they can win the Premier League” – Former Liverpool star urges club to break Premier League duck

Liverpool play Watford after the international break and take on Paris Saint-Germain away a few days later.

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“I can’t believe it”, “Shocked” – Some Liverpool fans unsure about Mohamed Salah’s choice of T-shirt

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Mohamed Salah is one of the biggest stars in football. The Egyptian has grown in stature since his move to Liverpool from AS Roma last season, and helped Liverpool to a Champions League final too.

The former Roma star is also one of the most recognisable faces in the world, and there have been murals, statues and paintings celebrating the success of the Liverpool attacker.

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the player wants a bit of privacy and Salah tweeted an image of him travelling “incognito”.

The player wearing a Balaclava would not have been much of a problem, but many fans didn’t like his choice of shirt.

The Egyptian wore a “Project-Playboy” shirt and while we cannot say what his intentions were by sporting the shirt, some of the fans questioned his taste, while others some supported him.

Read more: Liverpool handed incredible home record after 2-0 win over Fulham

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“I want to help the team” – Liverpool star wants to continue helping team after impressive performance against Fulham

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Xherdan Shaqiri isn’t concerned about how many goals he scores and wants to help Liverpool do well. The Swiss star started in our 2-0 win over Fulham and scored a wonderful volley after Mohamed Salah opened the scoring.

The 26-year-old was pleased with his finish and told Liverpool’s website:

“The [kind of] impact is not so important for me. I want to help the team.

“When it’s with a goal or assist, it’s always good for the team. I came in the summer to help this team go forward and make the process better.

“I’m very happy with my performances, I just have to keep going like this and train hard every day. I hope we keep going until the end like this.”

Although the former Stoke City star hasn’t started many games for Liverpool, the stats are pretty decent for the 26-year-old.

The attacker already has two goals and three assists from four starts, and his performances should put forward his case of starting more games.

The Swiss attacker was the cheapest transfer we made in the summer, but he looks a quality purchase now.

Read more: “Start him every match” – Some Liverpool fans want star to start every game after impressing against Fulham

Jurgen Klopp changed his formation to fit Shaqiri into the starting XI against Fulham. However, the Swiss star was the X Factor in our win over the Cottagers, and hopefully, he keeps getting the starts after the international break too.

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