Liverpool are reportedly prioritising the signatures of five key players.
The former Celtic defender has been a revelation for the Saints, and has been routinely linked with a move to Liverpool.
Liverpool are said to be massive admirers of Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk.
Southampton have been linked with Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson, and it appears that they may have to replace two centre-backs this summer.
Ronald Koeman has reportedly asked Everton's board to make a move for Southampton's Virgil Van Dijk.
Henry Onyekuru could cost Celtic more than Chris Sutton - but with Van Dijk reportedly set to swap Southampton for Chelsea, a cash windfall may be crucial.
Everton have had a long-standing interest in Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk.
Virgil van Dijk replaced Toby Alderweireld at Southampton, who was in turn Dejan Lovren's replacement.
The jokes about how Liverpool tried to turn into Southampton are completely justified.
The Southampton centre back has been courting high profile attention this season, and could well be on his way in the summer.