“He is not a right back Emre Can , he has proven this in the first 25 minutes of the game,” Neville said while commentating on the Chelsea – Liverpool game.
The Reds youngster did however, manager to make the highest number of successful tackles for his side (4) in the first half.
The first half between Chelsea and Liverpool ended in a 1-1 draw.
Can joined Liverpool as a central midfielder from Bayer Leverkusen on a £9.75 million move in the summer but has played most of the season as a defender in Reds boss Brendan Rodgers back-three.
The 21-year-old has however, been deployed on right flank of a defensive back four.
Can made his 38th appearance for the Reds against Premier League champions Chelsea.
The former Bayer midfielder scored against the Blues in the first half of the season at Anfield in the league.