Deportivo La Coruna have denied receiving an approach from Liverpool for their Portugal defender Jorge Andrade.

According to reports in the Spanish press, Liverpool offered Milan Baros plus £1m in exchange for Andrade, but the Deportivo have dismissed the speculation.

“At the moment there has not been any offer from Liverpool,” said Deportivo spokesman Rafael Carpacho.

“All we know is what has appeared in the papers.”

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez has previously made a move for Argentine Gabriel Milito but the approach was rejected by Real Zaragoza.

Andrade was an ever-present in Portugal’s Euro 2004 campaign has 33 caps to his name.