Zenit in for Cheryshev

Reports in Russia continue to suggest that Zenit St Petersburg are looking to pick up Real Madrid’s Denis Cheryshev.

The youngster has enjoyed an involved preseason with the senior squad under Carlo Ancelotti this summer, but is increasingly being speculated as keen to guarantee regular playing time for 2013-14, ahead of the World Cup.

Rumours have suggested in recent weeks that a loan move out may be an option and reports in Russia are continuing with a recent suggestion that Zenit are preparing a bid along these lines.

The 22-year-old has been used as a full-back by Ancelotti in recent friendlies, but is believed keen to return to his more familiar left-sided attacking role, to push for a spot with Fabio Capello’s Russia.

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