Former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has shared his delight at seeing the Reds trounce Manchester United on Sunday.
In a result that reverberated around the football world, Liverpool put seven past their biggest rivals at Anfield. For those of a Red persuasion, it was a day that will be remembered forever.
After four years spent at the club, Can is someone with Liverpool now in his blood. As a result, the now Borussia Dortmund man was asked to comment on his old club’s win as he prepares to return to England to face Chelsea tonight.
“To be honest I didn’t see the game, I was not at home that’s why I didn’t see it. But the reaction was amazing when I saw the result of course!” smiled the 29-year-old via Beanyman Sports. “I’m always looking to Liverpool. Of course it’s special to win 7-0 against Man U, it’s amazing. I can imagine it’s a lot of fun in the city at the moment.”
Is right, Emre! Good luck at Chelsea tonight.
Can congratulates Liverpool
Perhaps it’s just lip service, but you can see the genuine delight on Can’s face when discussing Sunday’s result here. You can take the boy out of Liverpool etc.
What this means for the Reds right now may be precisely nothing. But it is worth pointing out that Can is a current teammate of the object of Liverpool’s affection right now – Jude Bellingham.
Hopefully old Emre has been talking up his own experiences of this biggest of fixtures in the days since. As he’s mentioned in the past, he really doesn’t like United.
Unfortunately for Can, he only ever got the better of United once during his four years at Anfield. The one time came in a memorable Europa League tie in 2016.
Since the Germany international left for Juventus two years after that, Liverpool have started to get the better of this rivalry.
We often wonder whether Can regrets leaving when he did. Obviously still a quality player, maybe he’d still be a fixture in the Reds team now had ne not left. I guess we’ll never know.
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