Liverpool Champions League: Europe’s biggest teams are running scared

EMRE CAN reckons Liverpool have got Europe’s big guns running scared.


Emre Can reckons Europe’s biggest teams are running scared of Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp’s men secured their return to the Champions League group stages with a convincing win over Hoffenheim.

The Reds won 4-2 at Anfield on Wednesday night to complete a 6-3 aggregate triumph over the German outfit in the qualification showdown.

The Merseysiders will now go into today’s draw alongside Europe’s elite sides – but Can reckons few teams will want to be drawn in the same group as them.

Can, who scored twice in the demolition of Hoffenheim, said: “Of course the big teams will want to avoid Liverpool.

“Everyone knows we are a very strong side. They will have seen what we did against Hoffenheim.


“I don’t have any preference who we get. We know that we will play against big teams but I don’t care who we get.”

The Reds produced some thrilling, attacking football at Anfield to rip the Hoffenheim defence to pieces.

Sadio Mane was outstanding and Can reckons his team-mate has matured into a world class talent.

He added: “Sadio is a world class player. He has so many qualities. He’s a very strong player, he’s a very quick player, he’s always scoring goals and creating chances for the team.

“He’s also a really good guy. His performance against Hoffenheim was brilliant. I am very happy to have him as a team-mate.

“You could say he’s made a big step forward during his time here.”

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