Report: Liverpool eye Real Madrid star Denis Cheryshev

Liverpool are reportedly interested in to sign Real Madrid’s out of favour Denis Cheryshev after report claims the midfielder is surplus to requirements at the Spanish capital.

The Russian international has made just two appearances for Los Blancos since joining their academy from Burgos in 2002.

The report has suggested that the Merseyside and Valencia are the two clubs to sign the 24-year-old and could table a bid in January transfer window.

Cheryshev has been heavily linked with a move to Premier League club including Arsenal and Everton throughout the summer, and it is believed that Benitez could allow the Russian to leave the Bernabeu in January.