Athletic Bilbao defender Fernando Amorebieta has admitted he is flattered by reports linking him with moves to Liverpool and Chelsea.
Amorebieta’s performances for Bilbao this season are believed to have caught the attention of a number of clubs with both Liverpool and Chelsea reported to be monitoring his development.
Amorebieta says he is surprised by the interest from both both clubs but admits he would be interested in a move to England.
“I have not spoken to any English club, but their interest makes me determined to work to improve in Bilbao.
“England is a competitive league.”
Bilbao are aware of the rumours regarding Amorebieta, but insist they have had no approaches for the 22-year-old.
“We know the rumours but still nobody has formally contacted us,” said a Bilbao spokesperson.