The Liverpool boss has made the made highly-rated American forward a prime target following striker Danny Ings' long term injury.
Liverpool emerged victorious in a topsy-turvy encounter away to Selhurst Park to keep level on points tally with Manchester City and Arsenal
According to reports, Liverpool have approached Portuguese giants Porto over a possible deal for their Algerian winger, Yacine Brahimi.
Twitter went into overdrive after Benteke's injury time equaliser in Liverpool's last home game of the season.
Christian Benteke could get his first start since his return from a knee injury as the Reds look to avenge their 3-0 loss to the Hornets in the reverse fixture.
Liverpool throw away a two goal lead to let Newcastle leave Anfield with a crucial point in their fight for Premier League survival. In an emotional return to Anfield, Rafa Benitez engineered a comeback with his Newcastle side, reminiscent of his good old days at Merseyside.
Liverpool claimed Merseyside superiority with a thumping 4-0 win over arch rivals Everton in what was a sorry evening for the Toffees.
Borussia Dortmund were shell shocked as Liverpool plundered four goals in the second half to come from behind and claim a 4-3 victory at Anfield in the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final.
With Liverpool's biggest game of the season reserved for a massive European night on the eve of the 27th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, emotions couldn't be running higher among the Anfield faithful.
Thomas Tuchel's Dortmund travel to Merseyside to face Liverpool and has claimed his side are relishing the opportunity to play at Anfield in the second leg of the Europa League quarterfinals.