Rumours that Emre Can would leave the Premier League and move to Juventus were around for most of last season and finally he's joined the Serie A champions and with it earned a big signing on bonus.
Can's move to Juventus has been finalised today - and it appears the deal has left a lot of Liverpool supporters on social media absolutely furious.
The Germany midfielder's situation has been up in the air for sometime now, with Jurgen Klopp's side unable to tie him down to a new contract to keep him at Anfield beyond this summer.
:flag_white: :flag_black: "It's one of the biggest days of my life." :flag_white: :flag_black:- JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) June 21, 2018
Emre Can speaks for the first time as a Juventus player! #WelcomeToJu #ForzaJuve pic.twitter.com/JrdOqcVj1x
Serie A giants Juventus have long been mentioned as potential suitors for the 24-year-old and his move to Italy was finally completed this afternoon, not long after he was photographed touching down in Turin.
And it's no wonder he turned down Klopp in favour of the move to Italy with the Liverpool Echo reporting that the German has been handed a whopping £14 million signing-on fee paid over two years.
He was once a fans' favourite amongst Liverpool supporters, and seen as a potential player Klopp could build his new-look midfield around, but it appears that goodwill is now firmly a thing of the past:
Emre Can has finally arrived in Turin.- Paul (@Kolology) June 21, 2018
Juventus fans, if you think that was slow - wait until you see him play.
Emre Can out, Keita and Fabinho in, fantastic business. A talent lost and immediately replaced by two bigger talents incoming- Indigo :ideograph_advantage: (@IndigoLFC) June 21, 2018
hope it was worth that toasty seat on the bench:joy:- Ellis (@ETDesigns_) June 21, 2018
I'm still convinced Emre Can has bottled it by leaving LFC. He saw the competition coming in and decided he wasn't up for the fight. We don't need players like that at the club- Red Roger LFC #JFT96 (@rogerpsan) June 21, 2018
I'm finally glad that Emre Can is going to Juventus. Means that I cannot wait for Fabinho-Keita-Ox/Fekir midfield next season. Lovely.- JP (@JurgenPressed) June 21, 2018
Imagine our starting 3 in midfield if Emre Can didn't decide to leave...- charlie (@__charliethomas) June 21, 2018
Fabinho, Keita & Henderson :fire::fire:
Fuck sake! Every negative thing I've said about Emre Can, I just wanna say...- ㅤㅤㅤً (@SalahEnthusiast) June 21, 2018
I meant it you shit fuck. Good riddance.
When Emre Can publishes his open letter to lfc fans pic.twitter.com/pHNe7R0l6f- Raph (@Reipha) June 21, 2018
Are Liverpool supporters right to be furious with Can for moving away from Merseyside?
And how do you think he'll fare in Italian football?
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Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Serie A, Emre Can, Juventus, Transfer news, Italy