Liverpool's Emre Can says no new contract discussions have taken place yet

Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates after the game

Can has two years remaining on his current Liverpool deal.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp celebrates with Emre Can at the end of the match

Liverpool midfielder Emre Can has said there have been no discussions about a new contract at the club just yet. 

The German midfielder has two years to run on his current deal but the 22-year-old seems content with life at Anfield at the moment. 

He is quoted by the Liverpool Echo, saying: “I still have two years left. There have been no discussions yet. I am enjoying my time here.

"It’s a great club, like a family, I’m very happy to be here and still have two years left.”

Liverpool's Emre Can in action with Bordeaux's Diego Rolan

The Echo reported back in June that the Reds were to open preliminary discussions over a new, improved deal after an impressive run in the side under Jurgen Klopp, as Can's presence and influence on the side became a bigger factor under the former Borussia Dortmund boss.

They reported that Can is seen as an integral part of the Reds' midfield, and nothing seems to have changed on that front. However with two years left on his deal, one would think that negotiations over a new contract would be getting done sooner rather than later for one of the first names on the team sheet for the season ahead.

Germany's Emre Can reacts

Can has only recently rejoined the squad for pre-season training, making his first appearance in the 2-1 defeat to Roma earlier on in the week, after he was part of the Germany side that made it to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, so time may have been a factor when it came to sitting down with his representatives in order to work out fresh terms. 

Many fans will be hoping that a new deal is agreed between all parties sooner rather than later as Liverpool have a promising midfielder on their hands who is important to the side right now, but has his best years ahead of him. 

Liverpool's Emre Can celebrates after the gameLiverpool's Emre Can celebrates after the game

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