The Liverpool Echo says the Blues are likely to want to offload Delph before making any additions to that part of the squad.
Delph has been told he can leave the club this summer and was due to re-join his team-mates in training this week having missed the two-game US tour because of the need to self-isolate, the club said.
Andre Gomes has received interest from former club Benfica and Everton could be open to selling the Portuguese midfielder if the right offer was tabled, which would create further space in the wage bill.
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