Hyypia worked with Can last season at Bayer Leverkusen.
Hyypia told liverpoolfc.com: "Emre is one of those players that always gives 100 per cent on the pitch. He is a very dynamic player and he is quite mature physically as well.
"He is quite a technical player and he does the simple things perfectly, with 100 per cent concentration, and I think he will have a great career at Liverpool.
"He's also very skilful and he can play it very simple. I think he suits the Liverpool style of play and physically he can compete in the Premier League for sure.
"I was very happy for him to see him sign for Liverpool and I'm looking forward to watching him in the Premier League."
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