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sport news Emre Can's contract impasse at Liverpool continues

Emre Can's contract stand-off with Liverpool remains unresolved due to the club not agreeing to his request for a release clause.

The Germany international has started the season in outstanding form but he is now in the final 10 months of his current deal and will be free to talk to clubs in Europe from January 1.

Can, who was the subject of interest from Juventus during the summer window, has been in discussions with Liverpool about a new contract for more than 12 months – the first offer was made in June 2016 – and he has repeatedly said the impasse has nothing to do with money.

Midfielder Emre Can's contract stand-off with Liverpool remains unresolved

Midfielder Emre Can's contract stand-off with Liverpool remains unresolved

The German international is now in the final 10 months of his current deal

The German international is now in the final 10 months of his current deal

He has asked, though, for a clause but Liverpool will not insert one. 

They took the same stance with Philippe Coutinho when he signed a new contract in January and that decision paid off this summer with Barcelona failing with repeated attempts to sign the Brazilian.

Jurgen Klopp is relaxed about the situation and made it clear in the summer he would rather let Can leave for

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