Liverpool confirm Can, Flanagan's exit

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The world's worst kept secret is out as German midfielder Emre Can is finally confirmed to have left Liverpool Football Club.

Liverpool FC can confirm that Emre Can and Jon Flanagan will both leave the club upon the expiry of their contracts this summer.

Throughout this season, reports have suggested that Can would choose to exit the Merseyside giants at the conclusion of his contract with Juventus known to be interested in the Germany global. The Germany worldwide lined up primarily in the central midfield, but also featured on occasion as a defender.

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Can was signed by Brendan Rodgers and made his 167th and final appearance for Liverpool in last month's Champions League final defeat by Real Madrid.

Flanagan will also be leaving Anfield after the club declined to offer the defender a new contract.

Having been out injured for two months before then, Can was left out of Germany's squad for the World Cup in Russian Federation.

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His last game for the club was a League Cup tie at Leicester City in September.

In January, he was sentenced to 40 hours of unpaid work and a 12-month community order for assaulting his girlfriend.

The only other departure that could be seen as potentially "high profile" is Jon Flanagan with the 25-year old being let go by his boyhood club after a troubled season.

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