The 23-year-old Briton is a member of the Mercedes junior academy and could take a seat with the world champions next season.
The double world champion, 40 in July, will make his return to the grid this season following a two-year absence.
Hamilton’s bidding for a title which would move him clear of Michael Schumacher to become the most decorated driver in the sport’s history.
Hamilton signed a one-year extension to his Mercedes contract last month.
Ferrari recorded their worst season in 40 years after they finished a lowly sixth in the constructors’ championship.
The Formula One champion knelt in support of Black Lives Matter before every grand prix last season.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes the Dutchman is top of Mercedes’ wishlist as they prepare for life after Hamilton.
Lawrence Stroll is leading the historic brand’s return to Formula One this season.
The race is due to take place on July 18, four weeks after Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to end coronavirus restrictions in England.
Albon will be on the bench this year after Red Bull hired Sergio Perez alongside Max Verstappen.
Ricciardo is among Formula One’s most established names and will partner Norris at the British team this season.
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Seven-time world champion Hamilton recently agreed a one-year contract extension, but Mercedes are having to consider life after their star driver, who will be 37 next year.
Honda are leaving the sport at the end of the year.
Testing for the new campaign begins in Bahrain in only four weeks ahead of the first race.