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

Kell Brook celebrates after beating Jo Jo Dan during their IBF World Welterweight Title Fight at the Motorpoint Arena on March 28, 2015
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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.

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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