Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is confident closing a deal for Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Emre Can.

The Reds hope to wrap up a £10 million swoop in the coming days.

The Mirror says Rodgers has a close relationship with his agents, ISM, and they are inclined to activate the release clause in the player's contract.

That is why the Anfield club have worked so hard to push through a deal this summer, and the news coming from Germany tonight was that a transfer is close, even though Leverkusen are fighting hard to keep the U21 star.

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