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Kell Brook: 'I would love to face Saul Alvarez'

Kell Brook admits that he would love to face WBO super-welterweight champion Saul Alvarez should he decide to return to the ring at 154lbs.

Kell Brook has acknowledged that WBO super-welterweight champion Saul Alvarez could be a potential opponent when he returns to the ring in 2017.

With an operation on a broken eye socket scheduled for Friday, Brook is expected to be sidelined for the next few months but he is keen to feature in another high-profile fight after losing out to Gennady Golovkin earlier this month

The 30-year-old told Sky Sports News: "I need to get back training and see if I could make 147lbs healthily - that's also a possibility because I'm a world champion at 147lbs.

"I'd love that fight with Canelo. I just want to be in those big fights. I had a taste with the Golovkin fight and the attention around it is exciting for a fighter to be in.

Alvarez won his world title with a ninth-round stoppage of Liam Smith on Saturday night.

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Gennady Golovkin looks on before his fight against Curtis Stevens for the WBA Middleweight Title at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on November 2, 2013
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