Emre Can goal: 'Special' strike praised by former Liverpool captain Gerrard

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Adrian Dennis

Emre Can's wonder goal against Watford has been labelled 'special' by former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard for earning a 'massive win'.

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Can producing a stunning bicycle kick with just seconds of the first half remaining in Monday's game at Vicarage Road to sink Watford and give Liverpool a vital 1-0 victory in the race for a top-four place.

Club legend Gerrard took to Instagram after the game to praise his former team-mate’s goal, which moved Liverpool four points clear of fifth-placed Manchester United.

“Massive win for @liverpoolfc thanks to a special goal,” Gerrard posted on his Instagram account.

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“Take a bow @ec2323.”


Massive win for @liverpoolfc thanks to a special goal take a bow @ec2323

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Liverpool will be looking to strengthen their top-four chances, with Southampton visiting Anfield on Sunday.