Lee Congerton arrived at Celtic Park this week as the Bhoys' new head of recruitment.
Souttar snubbed a move to Sunderland in his teens, but has since seen younger brother Harry lured south by Stoke City.
The Sheffield Wednesday head coach says he is happy with his defensive options.
Souttar has been linked with a move to Aston Villa in January.
Derby County are taking a look at four Heart of Midlothian players, according to manager Steve McClaren.
Hearts are reportedly set to offer John Souttar a new contract.
The Hearts defender has been linked with a move to Villa Park this week.
The Hearts defender is a reported target for Aston Villa.
Aston Villa are reportedly keen on Hearts youngster John Souttar.
The 19-year-old is out of contract in the summer, so may be the perfect option.