Euro 2020

Breakthrough in negotiations with Juventus – Euro 2020

by: Adam Smith


Borussia Dortmund securethe of the services of German international Emre Can. According to information from Spox And Goal all parties have agreed on a winter transfer of the midfielder. On Friday, Can is due to complete the medical check at the Bundesliga runners-up.

The 26-year-old will move to Signal Iduna Park on loan. In the summer, BVB has a purchase obligation, the transfer then amounts to 30 million euros.

BVB can finance a large part of the Can replacement through the sale of Paco Alcacer. The Spaniard left Dortmund for Villarreal on Thursday. The striker is flushing to BVB according to the Kicker around 23 million euros into the association’s coffers.

Can has only played a minor role at Juventus recently and has been aiming for a transfer in January to focus on German coach Joachim Löw for the upcoming Euro 2020.

Emre Can only reservist at Juventus Turin

This season, the former Munich and Leverkusen player has played just 279 minutes in eight Serie A games. The midfielder had not been named in the Bianconeri’s Champions League squad by manager Maurizio Sarri before the season and had publicly expressed his displeasure at the time.

Can came to Turin in the summer of 2018 when he left Liverpool FC without a replacement and signed with the Old Lady. His contract there runs until 2022.

Emre Can is the second transfer for Lucien Favre this winter after offensive player bride Erling Haaland. The 19-year-old moved from Salzburg to Signal Iduna Park a few weeks ago. In his first two games in the BVB jersey, the Norwegian netted five times.

Emre Can in Plant-Profile

Born 12 January 1994 in Frankfurt
Size 1.86 m
Weight 82 kg
Position defensive midfield
strong foot Right
Stations Eintracht Frankfurt Youth, FC Bayern Youth, FC Bayern, Bayer Leverkusen, FC Liverpool, Juventus Turin
Bundesliga matches/goals 33/4