The Scottish giants have been linked with these players in recent weeks, given the Gerrard connection.
He was asked by the Liverpool Echo about those links.
He said: "Brandon Barker [of Manchester City] is speculation. There's not enough room for all the wingers we've been linked with — Ryan Kent, Harry Wilson, Barker and Jordan Jones.
"The priority initially was in the defensive areas. We needed bodies in the centre of defence, and needed to give support in the full-back areas.
"There's a group of names we're monitoring and assessing in the forward areas."