The Celtic defender is reportedly keen to hold talks today regarding his future with Brendan Rodgers' side, amid interest from Leicester City and now Southampton.
Lamine Kone has been linked with Everton since the summer and Sunderland's latest target could replace him in their starting XI.
Sunderland and Everton have also been linked with the Senegalese defender.
Sunderland are reportedly keen on Anderlecht defender Kara Mbodji.
A select round-up of the latest Everton transfer news...
The Senegalese defender has emerged as a cheap alternative to Kalidou Koulibaly.
Everton are reportedly targeting Anderlecht star Kara Mbodji.
The Premier League club’s reported interest in Aleksandar Mitrovic could make a move for Senegal midfielder Kara Mbodji difficult, given the pair’s history.
Genk midfielder Kara Mbodji has been linked with a move to St James’ Park in the summer as a possible replacement for Cheick Tiote – this may explain why.
Reports suggest that Genk want £5m for Celtic target Kara Mbodj.