Rabiot, Seri & 20 players who could fill Emre Can's shoes at Liverpool

The Reds have been unable to tie their Germany international midfielder to fresh terms, but they are being linked with plenty of possible replacements

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    Adrien Rabiot

    Current club: Paris Saint-Germain

    Value: €23m

    Has admitted to being a fan of Liverpool growing up and faces fierce competition for places at the Ligue 1 champions.

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    Jean Michael Seri

    Current club: Nice

    Value: €40m

    Has also been linked with Manchester United and Chelsea, with a relatively low release clause attracting plenty of suitors.

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    Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

    Current club: Lazio

    Value: €100m

    With a €70m offer having been knocked back in 2017, luring the Serbia international away from Italy may prove difficult.

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    Andre Gomes

    Current club: Barcelona

    Value: €35m

    Has admitted to finding the going tough at Camp Nou and may welcome the chance to make a fresh start in England.

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    Current club: Napoli

    Value: €58m

    Another of those to have been linked with Manchester United, with a Premier League transfer scramble potentially on the cards.

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    Current club: Monaco

    Value: €70m

    Jurgen Klopp may have to fend off Manchester rivals United and City, along with French champions Paris Saint-Germain, in order to get a deal done.

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    Lewis Cook

    Current club: Bournemouth

    Value: €23m

    A senior England debut proves that he remains on an upward curve, and he also boasts priceless Premier League experience.

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    Mario Lemina

    Current club: Southampton


    Liverpool love a transfer deal with the Saints and could tread a familiar path back to St Mary’s for the former Juventus star.

  9. Piotr Zielinski

    Current club: Napoli

    Value: €66m

    The Reds came close to landing the Poland international in 2016 and may be ready to rekindle their interest in a versatile performer.

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    Max Meyer

    Current club: Schalke

    Value: €0

    The 22-year-old looks set to become a bargain for somebody this summer, with the free agent pool beckoning after snubbing fresh terms in Germany.

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    Nicolo Barella

    Current club: Cagliari

    Value: €50m

    Tied to a long-term contract, which is keeping his value up, but at 21 years of age he is one for the present and future.

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    Kerem Demirbay

    Current club: Hoffenheim

    Value: €32m

    Liverpool could replace Emre Can with a fellow German, but a serious ankle injury may lead interested parties to look elsewhere.

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    Asier Illarramendi

    Current club: Real Sociedad

    Value: €25m

    Has already had one big break at Real Madrid, but may be ready for another and is a classy performer whose ability remains without question.

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    Danilo Pereira

    Current club: Porto

    Value: €25m

    A buccaneering, box-to-box type who could add powerful running and boundless energy to the Reds’ midfield engine room.

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    Jefferson Lerma

    Current club: Levante

    Value: €3m

    Would be a big step up in class for the powerful Colombian, but catching the eye at this summer’s World Cup could aid his cause.

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    Leander Dendoncker

    Current club: Anderlecht

    Value: €30m

    Has been linked with various clubs in England – including West Ham and Manchester United – with his current club prepared to sell if the price is right.

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    Julian Weigl

    Current club: Borussia Dortmund

    Value: €46m

    A proven performer in the holding midfield role and a 22-year-old talent who has drawn comparisons to Barcelona icon Sergio Busquets.

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    Dani Ceballos

    Current club: Real Madrid

    Value: €17m

    Having struggled for game time at Santiago Bernabeu, the highly-rated 21-year-old is expected to be heading somewhere this summer.

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    Abdoulaye Doucoure

    Current club: Watford

    Value: €45m

    Has aired his ‘dream’ of one day representing the Reds, with impressive showings put in during two seasons in the Premier League.

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    Wilfred Ndidi

    Current club: Leicester

    Value: €62m

    An approach for the ‘next N’Golo Kante’ is said to have already been made, but the Reds will need to dig deep to get a deal done.