The Germany international was also included in the Red’s starting eleven which defeated Swansea City in the league over the weekend. Liverpool beat the Swans by a 1-0 scoreline at home to move six points within the reach of Premier League leaders Leicester City.
Can started in central midfield for Liverpool and has made a total of 20 appearances in all competitions for the Reds this season.
The 21-year-old has played in various positions since joining the Reds including centre-back, right-back and central midfield.
Southampton v Liverpool
Stadium: St Mary’s Stadium
Southampton starting line-up: Stkelenburg, Cedrid, Clasie, Davis, Mane, Tadic, Wanyama. Van Jikj, Pelle, Bertrand, Caulker
Subs: Gazzaniga, Yoshida, Long, Romeu, Martina, Ward-Prowse, Juanmi
Liverpool starting line-up: Bogdan, Randall, Skrtel, Lovren, Moreno, Can, Lucas, Allen, Lallana, Origi, Sturridge
Subs: Mignolet, Smith, Milner, Benteke, Firmino, Henderson, Ibe