The German has been a big hit at Liverpool since taking charge last year.
Scouts from Stoke City and Norwich City were among those reportedly spotted at Port Vale's most recent fixture.
Anichebe has scored three goals in his last two games and Pickford feels the forward has given the whole club a lift.
Sheffield Wednesday signed Watford's Almen Abdi in July, but the Swiss was left out of the squad which drew against Fulham.
Leeds United lost to league leaders Newcastle United on Sunday.
Olivier Giroud scored a late equaliser for Arsenal to deny Manchester United all three points on Saturday.
Van Dijk has been in impressive form this season for Southampton including in the weekend's 0-0 draw with Liverpool.
West Ham United defender Winston Reid is set to miss their next match, after picking up a red card at White Hart Lane.
Sunderland have won their last two games to move closer to survival.
Newcastle United have won their last nine matches in all competitions to move to the top of the Championship.
WWE's Monday Night Raw was in Glasgow last night, with two stars donning Celtic and Rangers shirts.
At last, a decision. A week after sacking Frank de Boer, Inter appear to have settled on Stefano Pioli as his replacement – though for how long is anyone’s guess. He will become the club’s 10th manager in less than six and a-half years since José Mourinho left for Real Madrid – counting the caretaker Stefano Vecchi, who has presided over the last two games.
Odd winger Rafik Zekhnini is reportedly in talks with Everton.