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Liverpool shunned as €12 million hotshot doesn't want to move

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Zenit St Petersburg striker Aleksandr Kerzhakov appears unlikely to join Liverpool after admitting he does not want to leave Russia.

There had been growing speculation within the last month that the 27-year-old was set to seal a switch to Merseyside after revealing there had been conversations between Liverpool and his agent.

"The talk about Liverpool is not baseless. The British club came to my agent with a proposal but I did not give an answer," Kerzhakov told Rossiyskaya Gazeta.

However, the Russia international has moved to quash rumours that he is on his way to Liverpool by stating his intention to remain with Zenit.

The Daily Mail quotes the forward as saying: "I'm not planning to go anywhere… I feel at home here and I don't want to move anywhere."

Kerzhakov was thought to have been one of several Liverpool targets as the Reds look to add another striker to their ranks next month.

Bolton star Johan Elmander and Bayern Munich hotshot Mario Gomez have both been linked with Liverpool after Roy Hodgson commented that the club relies too heavily on the goalscoring prowess of Anfield ace Fernando Torres.

The Liverpool boss is understood to have identified a new partner for Torres as his no.1 priority in the transfer window as he looks to add more potency to his threadbare strikeforce.

New Liverpool owners NESV are expected to back their manager in his quest for reinforcements with upwards of £20 million when the transfer window opens.

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