Former Wanderers youngster Nat Phillips could reportedly leave Liverpool in the January window if his £10m valuation is achieved.
Phillips, who played for the Whites’ youth team, has made just four appearances for the Reds this season.
The Bolton-born defender joined Liverpool’s youth team in 2016 before appearing in the first-team picture at Anfield a few years later.
He spent last season on loan at Bournemouth as the Cherries won promotion to the Premier League under Scott Parker.
Phillips could return to the Vitality Stadium in the summer and Fulham have also reportedly been interested at some stage.
A loan move is said to be the most likely option for the 25-year-old centre-back at this stage, according to Goal.
However, the recent injury to Dutch international Virgil van Dijk could mean he remains at Liverpool.
The towering defender was sent off at half-time with a hamstring problem in a 3-1 defeat to Brentford earlier this week.
He now plans to see a specialist to assess the severity of his injuries, which are said to be worse than originally thought.
Jürgen Klopp’s other centre-back options include France international Ibrahima Konate, Joel Matip and Joe Gomez.
Phillips’ most recent appearance was last month’s 3-2 loss to Manchester City in the Carabao Cup, coming on as a substitute for James Milner in the 38th minute. He was also involved in his 3–1 win against Southampton at Anfield a month earlier.
Liverpool are currently sixth in the Premier League standings, seven points off the Champions League standings at this stage.
Klopp’s side will return to action this weekend with Wolves at Anfield in the FA Cup Third Round.
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