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Nottingham Forest do not seem to have many irons in the fire regarding the January transfer window but it is now being reported that they are interested in French left-back Lionel Carole.
Blackburn Rovers are looking to replace the recently departed Marcus Olsson with Nottingham Forest left back Danny Fox, according to reports
Brentford plan to add two more players to their squad before next Monday’s transfer deadline, but have ruled out a move for Nottingham Forest’s Jamie Paterson.
Livingston have rejected an offer from Nottingham Forest for teenager Matthew Knox.
Dougie Freedman says Nottingham Forest would consider offers for Jamie Paterson before the end of this month's transfer window – but added that the player will still have a say on his future.
Nottingham Forest are the latest club to have tabled a bid for highly-rated Livingston teenager Matthew Knox.
Jamie Paterson could yet seal a permanent move away from Nottingham Forest in January.
Highly rated Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has been linked with a loan move to Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Forest target Habib Habibou is heading to London to hold talks with Nottingham Forest, according to reports.
Nottingham Forest are looking at former Leeds United flop Habib Habibou.
Nottingham Forest have not yet made a decision over the future of former England goalkeeper Paul Robinson.
Derby County and Nottingham Forest have both joined the race to sign Hibernian striker Jason Cummings, according to the Scotsman.
Nottingham Forest have been linked with a move for Colchester United midfielder George Moncur.
MK Dons, Nottingham Forest and Sheffield United have made contact with Colchester United over a deal for midfielder George Moncur, according to Sky sources.
Nottingham Forest have given former England keeper Paul Robinson a chance to earn himself a contract at the City Ground.
Nottingham Forest could be set to sign Euro 2016 bound defender Conor McLaughlin.
Nottingham Forest flop Lars Veldwijk is wanted by PEC Zwolle permanently.
Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell is wanted by Nottingham Forest on loan but there remains interest from Preston, Brighton and Wolves in the 21-year-old.
Nottingham Forest are understood to have agreed a deal to bring Gary Gardner back to the club and the player is expected to officially sign on loan within the next 24 hours.
Nottingham Forest are keen on signing Sunderland winger Will Buckley, who will be allowed to leave the club on loan.
Nottingham Forest are reported to be closing in on a loan deal for Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell.
Nottingham Forest captain Henri Lansbury has been linked with a move to Saturday's FA Cup opponents QPR.
Nottingham Forest are close to finalising a deal to sign Slovenian international Bojan Jokic on loan for the rest of the season.
Nottingham Forest are reportedly interested in signing Will Buckley on loan from Sunderland despite his recent struggles at Leeds United.
Dougie Freedman will work to bring a left-back and a striker to Nottingham Forest in January – but admits filling the void left by Daniel Pinillos' injury must take priority.
Nottingham Forest are interested in signing former England international Paul Robinson, report The Sun.
Nottingham Forest are one of three Championship clubs tracking Scottish youngster Ziggy Gordon.
Liam Trotter hopes the Nottingham Forest supporters will now see the best of him after he extended his loan spell from Bolton Wanderers last week.
Skipper Henri Lansbury has thanked the Nottingham Forest fans for their "great" support during a difficult time for the team in recent months.
Sports writer Sarah Clapson looks at how The Reds can put a potential run together following their recent victory over Derby County.
Dougie Freedman is looking to raid former club Bolton to bring midfielder Liam Trotter to Nottingham Forest on loan.
The famous European Cup winning Nottingham Forest side gathered at the City Ground on Sunday night to celebrate the world premiere of 'I Believe in Miracles'.
With Kenny Burns and Larry Lloyd noisily holding court and John Robertson quietly causing mischief from the shelter of the back seat, for a few minutes, a group of remarkable men regrouped to roll back the years on the coach journey from their hotel to the City Ground.
Dougie Freedman has no immediate plans to loan out any of Nottingham Forest's young stars – as he says they are closer to the first team than some might think.
Nottingham Forest boss Dougie Freedman may freshen up his starting line-up for the visit of Middlesbrough.
Chris O'Grady says Forest's players are determined to follow up back-to-back away wins by producing a performance that will lift the roof off the City Ground against Middlesbrough.
Nottingham Forest have been linked with Newcastle United's Yoan Gouffran, ahead of the emergency loan window reopening.
Crystal Palace midfielder Jonny Williams is set to complete his loan move to Nottingham Forest tomorrow.
Nottingham Forest have signed winger Ryan Mendes on a season-long loan from Lille, the French club have announced.
Wales and Crystal Palace midfielder Jonathan Williams could be set for a loan move to Nottingham Forest on transfer deadline day.
Nottingham Forest will take their time to consider whether to sell Michael Mancienne to Fulham.
West Ham line up £4.5m move for Michail Antonio and could use Matt Jarvis as makeweight to land Nottingham Forest star.
Nottingham Forest defender Jack Hobbs is rumoured to have caught the eye of Leeds United and QPR.
Southend United’s move for Nottingham Forest winger Stephen McLaughlin has been put on hold.
Nottingham Forest could be about to sign former Queens Park Rangers midfielder Joey Barton on a free transfer.
Nottingham Forest winger Jamie Paterson has been linked with a loan move to Wigan Athletic.
Championship pair Derby County and Nottingham Forest have been heavily backed to sign Joey Barton on a free transfer.
Nottingham Forest are reportedly hoping to tie-up an initial season-long loan deal for Lille's Swiss striker, Michael Frey.
Nottingham Forest will fight to bring Gary Gardner back to The City Ground, says manager Dougie Freedman.
Nottingham Forest face a fresh battle to sign German striker Sandro Wagner, according to reports.
Burnley have agreed a £2.5m fee with Nottingham Forest for midfielder Henri Lansbury.
Nottingham Forest are reportedly targeting Manchester United defender Reece James on loan.
Nottingham Forest have told West Brom that Michail Antonio is not for sale at any price – but the fight to keep the winger may not be over just yet.
West Brom are considering turning their attentions back to Nottingham Forest winger Michail Antonio.
Nottingham Forest are facing a major battle in their efforts to sign former Newcastle man Ryan Taylor.
MK Dons have been linked with a move for Nottingham Forest midfielder Radoslaw Majewski.
Nottingham Forest are not actively looking to offload Jamie Paterson this summer.
Striker Lukas Jutkiewicz is again being linked with a move to Nottingham Forest to hook back up with former boss Dougie Freedman.
Southend United manager Phil Brown has stepped up his pursuit of Nottingham Forest winger Stephen McLaughlin.
Burnley have made an undisclosed bid for Nottingham Forest winger Jamie Paterson.
Nottingham Forest are reportedly interested in signing Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell on loan.
Nottingham Forest are said to be in pole position to sign former Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones, ahead of Premier League West Brom and Championship rivals Birmingham City.
Lars Veldwijk looks to be edging ever close to a move away from the City Ground after Eredivisie side PEC Zwolle confirm their interest in the Nottingham Forest striker.
Ambitious Dutch Eredivisie side PEC Zwolle are keen on a deal for Nottingham Forest flop Lars Veldwijk, according to reports in Holland today.
Nottingham Forest winger Jamie Paterson has been linked with a move away from the City Ground to Wolves.
Roma's Polish international goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski is a reported loan target for Nottingham Forest.
Brentford manager Marinus Dijkhuizen has denied claims linking the Bees with a move for Nottingham Forest striker Lars Veldwijk.
Birmingham City are ready to make Nottingham Forest’s Robert Tesche their first summer signing with a £500,000 deal reportedly imminent.
Nottingham Forest have pulled out of the race to bring Finnish shotstopper Niki Mäenpää to the club.
Leeds United have expressed interest in free agent defender Matt Mills who is a target for Nottingham Forest.
Louis Laing says as far as he knows Nottingham Forest will not be extending his contract at The City Ground this summer.
Nottingham Forest could formally announce their first signing of the summer in the next 24 hours.
Nottingham Post - Burnley in swap deal for Lansbury
Sean Dyche is rumoured to be preparing another bid for Lansbury and is prepared to offer striker Lukas Jutkiewicz as part of the offer.
L'Expression - Two greek clubs interested in Abdoun (Requires translation)
Algerian striker Djamel Abdoun, currently in Lokeren, could make next season his return to the Greece championship where newly promoted among the elite AEK Athens and PAOK Salonika interested in him, according to local media.
Birmingham Mail - Reds join Blues in race for Thomas
Birmingham City are known to be interested in free agent Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, who was released by newly promoted Bristol City when his contract expired
Nottingham Post - Forest linked with Walsall stopper
Goalkeeper Richard O'Donnell, the Walsall goalkeeper whose future is under intense scrutiny, is linked with a number of Championship clubs.
Nottingham Post - Forest in race to sign Bolton's Matt Mills
Nottingham Forest are chasing Bolton skipper Matt Mills, with the defender set to be released by their Championship rivals following a contract dispute.
Express - Forest join race for Madrid star
Southampton, Forest, Watford and Leicester City are among the clubs who have checked on Real Madrid youngster Derik Osede, who is out of contract this summer.
Nottingham Post - Carlisle playmaker linked with Forest
The latest name mentioned in connection with the club is 19-year-old Kyle Dempsey who, despite his slender years, still played 47 times for Carlisle United in all competitions in the season just gone.
Birmingham Mail - Tesche wanted by Birmingham
Gary Rowett expects to face competition in his efforts to turn last season’s successful loan agreements into permanent deals.
ESPN FC - Host of Premier League clubs chasing Antonio
A host of Premier League clubs are weighing up moves for Nottingham Forest winger Michail Antonio when the transfer window reopens this summer, sources have told ESPNFC.
Crawley News - Forest targeting Barnet frontman
Nottingham Forest are considering a move for former Crawley Town and Portsmouth striker John Akinde this summer, according to reports.
The Sun - Burnley to offer £5 million for Lansbury
Burnley are preparing to make a transfer offer for Nottingham Forest's Henri Lansbury.
The Lancashire side are said to be determined to sign the midfielder regardless of if they remain in the Premier League or are relegated to the Championship.
Nottingham Post - Freedman targets winger in summer
Dougie Freedman has a winger on his list of summer transfer targets, as he looks to provide some support to Michail Antonio and Chris Burke.
Nottingham Post - Wilson a target for The Reds
Nottingham Forest are reported to have shown an interest in Manchester United striker James Wilson.
But the Premier League side are said to be unwilling to let the teenager leave.
Daily Mirror - Forest win race for Akpom
Arsenal teenager Chuba Akpom is poised to join Championship side Nottingham Forest on loan until the end of the season.
The Independent - Akpom to choose club on Thursday
Arsenal striker Chuba Akpom will choose on Thursday morning between Bournemouth, Norwich City, and Nottingham Forest as he prepares to go on loan to the Championship for the rest of the season.
Nottingham Post - Forest hoping to beat Norwich to Arsenal star
After losing to Norwich City on Saturday, Nottingham Forest hope to beat them in the race to sign Arsenal wonderkid Chuba Akpom – a teenage striker who has already been labelled the next Thierry Henry.
Eastern Daily Press - Forest and Norwich battle it out for Arsenal starlet
Norwich City have been heavily linked with a loan swoop for Arsenal’s young striker Chuba Akpom ahead of the emergency deadline on Thursday, after Nottingham Forest boss Dougie Freedman revealed the Canaries were in talks with his number one target.
Express - Liverpool join race for Walker
As well as Arsenal and United, Tottenham and Liverpool are also said to have sent scouts to keep tabs on the young striker's progress.
Mirror - Arsenal and Man Utd chasing Walker
Tottenham and Liverpool have also sent scouts to watch the 18-year-old in action, although Forest remain hopeful of keeping hold of him.
Nottingham Post - Freedman puts contract talks on hold
Dougie Freedman has put contract talks at Nottingham Forest on hold for a month, while he assesses the qualities of his new squad – which means keeper Dorus de Vries will have to wait over a new deal.
Leicester Mercury - Foxes want Antonio
Leicester City are said to be interested in Nottingham Forest winger Michail Antonio, according to The Sun.
Sky Sports - WBA make Antonio enquiry
West Brom have made an approach for Nottingham Forest's Michail Antonio, according to Sky sources.
Nottingham Post - Grealish on Forest radar admits Pearce
Nottingham Forest remain in the market for another loan signing – but boss Stuart Pearce has hinted Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish is not the club’s primary target.
Mirror - Championship clubs chase Jack
Aston Villa starlet Jack Grealish is a transfer target for three Championship clubs.
Brentford, Wolves and Nottingham Forest are all keen to take the highly-rated winger on loan.
Nottingham Post - Kane set for Forest loan deal
Nottingham Forest are close to securing their first loan deal of the January window, as manager Stuart Pearce is close to being reunited with England under-21 defender Todd Kane.
Chelsea youngster Todd Kane is expected to join Nottingham Forest on loan after being recalled from a loan spell at Bristol City.
Nottingham Forest defender Dan Harding is close to agreeing a move to Millwall.
Nottingham Forest manager Stuart Pearce’s hopes of making more room in his Nottingham Forest squad for new additions have been boosted, with more Championship clubs understood to be showing an interest in Greg Halford.
Nottingham Forest are believed to have run the rule over Plymouth Argyle prospect Tyler Harvey.
The Reds have been trying to offload the Algeria international for months, after boss Stuart Pearce told him he was free to leave the City Ground back in the summer.
And Pearce has revealed he might finally be on his way out of the club to France in the January transfer window.
Shaun Derry wants to keep Nottingham Forest pair Stephen McLaughlin and Louis Laing at Notts County, but admits the duo’s fate is out of his hands.
Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock has turned down a loan move to League One side Sheffield United.
Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock is a man in demand – with several Championship and League One clubs keen to take him on loan.
Nottingham Forest hope to land Tom Ince in the next 24 hours, in time for him to face Huddersfield on Saturday.
Newcastle are hoping to recall on-loan defender Jamaal Lascelles in the January transfer window
Nottingham Forest are on the trail of Southend's promising goalkeeper Daniel Bentley.
Nottingham Forest's efforts to sign Jack Hunt permanently have stalled – after Crystal Palace doubled their price-tag on the player.
Nottingham Forest are working to sign defender Jack Hunt on a permanent basis – and could do so even before the January transfer window opens.
Sky Sports understands a number of clubs are keeping tabs on Crystal Palace defender Jack Hunt's progress at Nottingham Forest.
Championship leaders Nottingham Forest are poised to allow defender Greg Halford join Bolton Wanderers on loan with the deal expected to go through on Thursday.
Greg Halford is back on Wanderers’ radar and could link up with the club before this weekend’s game against Sheffield Wednesday.
Sky Sports understands Reading are lining up a move for Nottingham Forest defender Jack Hobbs.
Hull City could yet add another Scottish starlet to their ranks in Inverness midfielder Ryan Christie.
The 19-year-old is attracting interest around the top flight and the Championship, with the Tigers amongst a host of clubs chasing his signature.
Former Crewe starlet is on the fringes under new boss Van Gaal at Old Trafford after a year farmed out at Wigan and could be back in the Championship soon.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche has kept quiet on his prospect of landing Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury as he battles to strengthen his squad ahead of the Clarets’ Premier League kick-off.
Stuart Pearce has no issues with his board and is looking for them to bring further additions into Nottingham Forest.
Brian Eastick today played down talk that Nottingham Forest are close to signing Wilfried Zaha on loan - but hinted that the highly rated England man might be a player the club would be interested in if he was available.
And Eastick added that no deals are immediately close - for any players - when it comes to new additions.
Greg Halford and Danny Collins have both been made available for transfer by Nottingham Forest.
Henri Lansbury will not sign a new contract at Nottingham Forest and is set to instead join Burnley in a deal worth around £3.5million as he looks to fulfil his ambition for Premier League football.
Simon Cox is being linked with a return to Reading FC as part of a double transfer from Nottingham Forest also involving Jamie Mackie.
Sky Sports understands Nottingham Forest are lining up a move for Sheffield Wednesday winger Michail Antonio.
Nottingham Forest are on the brink of losing more first team stars with Jamie Mackie and Simon Cox holding discussions with Reading on Tuesday over a double move.
Nottingham Forest are poised to sell prize assets Karl Darlow and Jamaal Lascelles to Newcastle United – but will almost certainly loan both players back for the season.
The St James' Park outfit are planning an ambitious move for the highly rated Nottingham Forest pair, who would be loaned back to the Championship side for the coming season.
Mikele Leigertwood looks set to be offered a contract at Nottingham Forest - if the midfielder can prove his fitness.
Newcastle have made a £3million bid for Tottenham and QPR target Jamaal Lascelles.
Stoke Sentinel- Forest interested in Butland
Jack Butland has attracted four inquiries for his services ahead of a probable loan move this coming season.
Brighton and Nottingham Forest have both asked about taking him on loan.
Nottingham Post- Forest willing to splash the cash
Nottingham Forest are ready to splash the cash to ensure they have the firepower to mount a promotion challenge, says Stuart Pearce.
Nottingham Forest are poised to sign winger Chris Burke at the second attempt.
Nottingham Forest could be set to announce a lucrative sponsorship deal for the naming of their stadium, according to reports in the UK and Kuwait.
Burnley are set to make a bid for Nottingham Forest star Henri Lansbury.
Crystal Palace right-back Jack Hunt is set to join Nottingham Forest on loan.
Nottingham Forest are looking to sign teenage Barcelona defender Roger Riera after his contract at the Nou Camp was not renewed.
Nottingham Forest are reported to have had a bid turned down for Middlesbrough winger Albert Adomah.
Nottingham Forest boss Stuart Pearce is plotting a double swoop for former Reading duo Jobi McAnuff and Mikele Leigertwood.
Nottingham Forest have told Djamel Abdoun that he has no future at the club.
Following a meeting with Abdoun and his agents earlier this week, the player has been told he is free to find another club.
Arsenal and Spurs are to battle it out for the much-wanted Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Karl Darlow.
Arsenal appear to be keeping tabs on Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Karl Darlow as a replacement for the departed Lukasz Fabianski.
Tottenham want to tie up a double deal for Nottingham Forest defender Jamaal Lascelles and Swansea City left-back Ben Davies as Mauricio Pochettino aims to bring in young British talent.
Daily Mail - Tottenham boss targets Lascelles and Davies
Pochettino has his eye on Nottingham Forest’s 20-year-old defender Jamaal Lascelles, valued at £6million, and left-back Ben Davies of Swansea City.
More players could be on their way out of Nottingham Forest before the new season starts.
But Stuart Pearce says he will not rush into any decisions – and will give his squad the chance to prove they still have a part to play at the City Ground.
Queens Park Rangers have made a £4 million bid for Nottingham Forest's highly-rated defender Jamaal Lascelles as they look to steal a march on the likes of Manchester City and Liverpool.
West London Sport - Rangers table bid for Forest's Lascelles
QPR have tabled a bid for Nottingham Forest defender Jamaal Lascelles.
Sky Sports understands that West Bromwich Albion are one of a number of clubs interested in a move for Reading winger Garath McCleary.
Ireland forward Simon Cox could be on his way out of Nottingham Forest
Rotherham United boss Steve Evans has distanced his club from a move for Nottingham Forest striker Simon Cox.
Striker Rafik Djebbour has told his Greek suitors he has reached an agreement with Nottingham Forest over the remainder of his contract and will soon be available on a free transfer.
Nottingham Forest have not received a single enquiry for any of their star talent this summer, insists Brian Eastick.
Nottingham Forest are being linked with signing the former Fulham defender Brede Hangeland.
Nottingham Forest are interested in bringing Peterborough striker Britt Assombalonga to The City Ground.
Tottenham and Liverpool are monitoring developments with Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Karl Darlow.
Nottingham Forest are understood to be in the driving seat to bring Lee Peltier to The City Ground.
Nottingham Forest are reportedly among a host of clubs to be linked with Bournemouth front man Lewis Grabban.
Nottingham Forest are understood to be keeping tabs on highly-rated Greek international goalkeeper Stefanos Kapino.
Nottingham Forest have joined the race to sign highly-rated Exeter City midfielder Matt Grimes and have lined up a £350,000 bid.
Nottingham Post - Forest target Hull City striker
Hull City striker Matty Fryatt is one of the men on Stuart Pearce’s list of potential transfer targets, as he looks to bolster his Nottingham Forest firepower.18 May Metro - Tottenham interested in Karl Darlow
Spurs may move for West Brom No.1 Ben Foster if they allow former Lyon shot-stopper Lloris to return to France, while they are also interested in Nottingham Forest youngster Karl Darlow.
Nottingham Post - Tim Flowers edges closer to Forest role
Nottingham Forest are understood to have targeted Tim Flowers as their next addition to Stuart Pearce's coaching staff.
Nottingham Post - Forest defender a surprise target for Orlando City
Nottingham Forest defender Dan Harding is a surprise target for American side Orlando City.
Daily Express - Magath keen on Forest's Lansbury
Fulham boss Felix Magath is set to make a £5million move to bring Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury to Craven Cottage.
Nottingham Post - Fulham interested in Forest midfielder Lansbury
Newly relegated Fulham are keen on Nottingham Forest midfielder Henri Lansbury. 13 May Daily Mail - Wigley set for Pearce link-up at Forest
Fulham have confirmed the departure of Under-18 team manager Steve Wigley, paving the way for him to become Stuart Pearce's assistant at Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Post - Wigley edges closer to Forest return
Forest are expected to announce the appointment of Steve Wigley to Stuart Pearce’s coaching staff in the near future – after he officially left Fulham.
BBC Sport - Wigley set for Forest assistant role
Steve Wigley is set to become assistant to Stuart Pearce at Nottingham Forest after leaving his role as Fulham Under-18s boss, BBC Radio Nottingham reports.
Nottingham Post - Forest look more likely than ever to offload Djebbour
Nottingham Forest look more likely than ever to offload striker Rafik Djebbour, after Olympiakos gave up on their hopes of forcing the Reds to complete a permanent deal for the Algerian international.
SkySports.com - Derbyshire to leave Forest
Sky Sports understands Matt Derbyshire is set to lead the list of departures from Nottingham Forest this summer.
Nottingham Post - Forest will launch an investigation into injury problems
Nottingham Forest will conduct an investigation into the club's crippling injury problems this season.
Nottingham Post - Pearce to clear out every out of contract player
Nottingham Forest will today officially confirm that none of their out of contract players will be offered new deals.
SkySports.com - Forest promises for Pearce
Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi says new manager Stuart Pearce will be given "everything" he needs to get the club back into the Premier League.
Nottingham Post - Peltier uncertain over Forest future
Lee Peltier says he would like to be part of the Stuart Pearce era at Nottingham Forest – but admits he does not know what his future holds.
SkySports.com - Uncertain future for Peltier
Lee Peltier is unsure what his future holds as he approaches the end of a productive loan spell at Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Post - Moussi and Tudgay the first to be released by Forest
Stuart Pearce has begun the restructuring process at Nottingham Forest, with the club having informed some of the out of contract players that they will be released.
Western Daily Press - Gillett is in the dark over his long-term future
Bristol City loan signing Simon Gillett is unclear what the future holds for him and fears he could be left in limbo when the season ends.
Nottingham Post - Osborn pens five-year deal
Nottingham Forest starlet Ben Osborn has been rewarded for his instant impact on the first team with a new five-year contract.
Mail Online - Konstantopoulos wanted by Forest
Middlesbrough goalkeeper Dimitrios Konstantopoulos is wanted by several Championship clubs with Nottingham Forest in the race for his signature.
Coventry Telegraph - Wilson linked with £3m move to Forest
New Nottingham Forest manager Stuart Pearce is a lining up a £3million bid for Coventry striker Callum Wilson, according to the Mirror.
Nottingham Post - Vaughan likely to become a permanent signing - but Djebbour might not
David Vaughan is almost certain to become a permanent signing at Nottingham Forest this summer.
It has also emerged the club have the option to offload striker Rafik Djebbour in the summer.
SkySports.com - Demetriou offered Forest deal
Nottingham Forest have offered highly-rated striker James Demetriou a new deal, Sky Sports understands.
The New Zealand Herald - Forest snap up talented Kiwi teenager
A Kiwi teenage soccer prodigy has signed a two-year scholarship with former English giants Nottingham Forest just two weeks after arriving in Britain seeking to impress scouts.
Dylan Burns of Westlake Boys High School was to have spent three months battling at the Nike Academy in an ultra-competitive environment under the watchful gaze of European scouts and coaches in the hope of securing a contract with a top club.
But the 17-year-old midfielder has been picked up by former European Cup winners Nottingham Forest.
Daily Mail - City target Barkley, Shaw and Lascelles
Manchester City want to buy British this summer as they struggle to keep hold of their homegrown stars.
The club are identifying summer targets to satisfy Premier League rules on homegrown players, with Southampton full back Luke Shaw, Everton midfielder Ross Barkley and Nottingham Forest defender Jamaal Lascelles in their sights.
Nottingham Post - Pearce will sign up to be next Forest manager
Stuart Pearce will today officially sign up to be Nottingham Forest's next manger.
Daily Express - Pearce set to take the reigns at Forest
Stuart Pearce will finally sign a deal to become new Nottingham Forest manager today - and club officials will now attempt to convince him to take charge immediately.
TalkSPORT - Pearce admits he is "very likely" to be new Forest boss
Stuart Pearce has revealed to talkSPORT it is "very likely" that he will be Nottingham Forest's new manager next season.
TalkSPORT - Pearce confirms talks ongoing with Forest
Stuart Pearce has confirmed he is still in talks with Nottingham Forest about their vacant manager’s position.
Nottingham Post - Forest set for more talks with Pearce on Thursday
Nottingham Forest will hold more talks with Stuart Pearce on Thursday – and hope he will agree to become their next manager.
BBC Sport - Pearce set for Forest at end of season
Former club captain Stuart Pearce is set to become the new Nottingham Forest manager at the end of the season, BBC Radio 5 live reports.
Nottingham Post - Forest close to agreeing Pearce deal
Nottingham Forest are working to secure Stuart Pearce as their next manager – but may have to wait until the summer to get their man.
Daily Express - Forest close in on Stuart Pearce after initial rebuff
Stuart Pearce was last night on the verge of agreeing to return to Nottingham Forest as manager - but only from the summer.
Daily Mirror - Pearce closing in on return to Forest as manager
Stuart Pearce is closing in on an emotional return to Nottingham Forest following fresh talks yesterday.
SkySports.com - Forest to reopen Pearce talks
Nottingham Forest are to reopen talks with Stuart Pearce over their vacant manager's job, according to Sky sources.
Daily Mirror - Chelsea plot Karl Darlow transfer
Chelsea are ready to swoop for Nottingham Forest keeper Karl Darlow - as they look for young English talent.
The Telegraph - Brazil refuses to join race for Forest job
Gary Brazil, Nottingham Forest caretaker manager, remained non-committal on the vacant manager’s position, refusing to be drawn on whether or not he would apply for it after earning his first point in temporary charge at Ipswich Town with a performance much-improved on recent weeks.
Malky Mackay will wait to see if the West Ham job comes up this summer after telling Nottingham Forest he is not interested in replacing Billy Davies.
The Telegraph - Forest homing in on Clarke
Steve Clarke is emerging as a leading contender to take over as manager of Nottingham Forest.
TalkSPORT - 'I'd walk down the M6 to land Forest job', claims Reid
Peter Reid claims he’d ‘walk down the M6’ to land the Nottingham Forest job.
The former Sunderland manager has been out of work since leaving Plymouth Argyle in 2011.
Nottingham Post - Forest admit frustration in manager search
John McGovern admits Nottingham Forest are suffering a frustrating time in their search for a new manager – but pledged they would remain patient as they look to make the ‘right’ appointment.
SkySports.com - Mackay snubs Forest approach
Malky Mackay has ruled himself out of the running for the managerial vacancy at Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Post - Fawaz Al Hasawi ready to put an 'no interference' clause in new manager's contract
Fawaz Al Hasawi says he will put a 'no interference' clause in the next Nottingham Forest manager's contract if it helps lure them to the City Ground.
Irish Independent - FAI rule out O'Neill Forest move
The FAI have dismissed reports that Nottingham Forest have made a shock move to bring in Martin O'Neill as temporary manager until the end of the season.
Irish Times - O’Neill dismisses link with Forest
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill has dismissed suggestions that he was is about to hold talks with Nottingham Forest about taking charge at the club on an interim basis until the end of the season.
SkySports.com - Pearce turns down Forest job
Stuart Pearce has turned down the chance to become manager of Nottingham Forest.
Daily Express - Pearce distances himself from Forest job
Stuart Pearce has become the latest candidate to turn down the chance to manage his old club Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Post - Hoddle leads betting to replace axed Billy
Glenn Hoddle is still the bookies favourite to land the Nottingham Forest job as he is quoted at 6/4 to replace Billy Davies.
Mail Online - Pearce leads race for Forest job
Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi has claimed he is ‘close’ to appointing a new manager - who has an association with the club.
Daily Star - Pearce set to become next Forest manager
Stuart Pearce is set for a return to management after storming to the front in the race for the Nottingham Forest job.
Guardian - Pearce considering return to Forest
Stuart Pearce has held talks with Nottingham Forest about the vacant manager’s position and is considering an emotional return to the City Ground.
BBC Sport - Forest target Zola, Hoddle & Mackay
New Nottingham Forest ambassador John McGovern has confirmed Gianfranco Zola, Glenn Hoddle and Malky Mackay are all being considered for the vacant managerial job at the City Ground.
SkySports.com - Forest to meet Hoddle & Zola
Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi plans to discuss his managerial vacancy with Glenn Hoddle and Gianfranco Zola.
Nottingham Post - Hoddle and Zola top Fawaz Al Hasawi’s Forest wishlist
Fawaz Al Hasawi plans to meet with Gianfranco Zola and Glenn Hoddle to discuss the prospect of one of them becoming Nottingham Forest's next manager.
SkySports.com - Brazil: I don't want the job
Nottingham Forest caretaker boss Gary Brazil refused to put his name forward for the managerial vacancy at the City Ground after he oversaw a 1-0 home defeat to struggling Charlton, while Jose Riga was delighted with the win.
Nottingham Post - Hoddle is new bookies favourite for Forest job
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle has emerged as the new bookies favourite to be the new Nottingham Forest manager.
TalkSPORT.com - Forest ready shock £3m bid for Sochaux striker
Nottingham Forest are poised to make a £3m move for Sochaux striker Cedric Bakambu.
SkySports.com - Pearce keen on Forest job
Stuart Pearce has confirmed his interest in becoming the new Nottingham Forest manager.
SkySports.com - Zola favourite for Forest
Gianfranco Zola has been backed into favourite to be the next Nottingham Forest manager at Sky Bet following the collapsed talks with Neil Warnock.
SkySports.com - Warnock turns down Forest job
Neil Warnock has ruled himself out of becoming Nottingham Forest's new manager after he declared the conditions of the job not right for him.
TalkSPORT.com - Warnock in talks over Nottingham Forest job
Neil Warnock is in talks with Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi, talkSPORT understands, with Billy Davies set to be axed.
Nottingham Post - Fawaz Al Hasawi meets with Warnock as pressure mounts on Davies
Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi could turn to Neil Warnock if he decides to swing the axe on Billy Davies.
The Telegraph - Forest owners meet with Warnock
Billy Davies's future at Nottingham Forest appears increasingly bleak after it emerged the club's Kuwaiti owner met with Neil Warnock on Sunday.
Mail Online - Warnock poised to replace Davies as Forest boss faces the axe
Billy Davies is facing the axe as Nottingham Forest manager following Saturday’s 5-0 humiliation against Derby County - with Neil Warnock poised to replace him until the end of the season.
SkySports.com - Lichaj injury blow for Forest
Nottingham Forest have been dealt a further injury blow with the news that defender Eric Lichaj will be out for at least a month.
Nottingham Post - Forest's injury crisis deepens
Nottingham Forest's injury crisis has deepened further, with defender Eric Lichaj set to be sidelined for at least a month.
Jack Collison is determined to fight for his future at West Ham despite being linked with moves to Nottingham Forest and Leeds.
Sunderland are lining up a summer bid for in-demand Nottingham Forest defender Jamaal Lascelles.
TalkSPORT.com - Collison to fight for his West Ham future
West Ham midfielder Jack Collison is determined to fight for his future at the club despite being linked with loan moves to Nottingham Forest and Leeds.
TalkSPORT.com - Forest and Leeds lead chase for West Ham midfielder
Nottingham Forest and Leeds are leading the chase to sign West Ham midfielder Jack Collison on loan.
Daily Mail - I would have never left Rangers to join Forest, says defender Wallace
Lee Wallace says he would have rejected a January move to Nottingham Forest – even if Rangers had accepted a bid.
The left-back was the subject of a £500,000 offer by Billy Davies in the transfer window and feared it might be accepted due to the financial woes at Ibrox.
Nottingham Post - Forest will keep exploring foreign marketplace
Nottingham Forest will continue to explore the foreign marketplace, says owner Fawaz Al Hasawi.
But they will not look to import any more Kuwaiti internationals.
The Reds are currently working on making a loan signing to bolster their Championship promotion push.
Adlene Guedioura remains a target, with Forest understood to be keen to bring him back on loan from Premier League Crystal Palace.
While they have also been linked with Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner and have tried to secure a deal for West Brom's Graham Dorrans on more than one occasion – and could return with a fresh offer for him.
London24.com - Pulis to decide on loan exits
Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis will decide whether to loan out some of his fringe players next week.
Jonny Williams is reportedly a target for south London neighbours Charlton and fellow midfielder Adlene Guedioura has been linked with a return to Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Post - Forest will appoint a chief executive in the summer
Nottingham Forest will appoint a chief executive in the summer – and Fawaz Al Hasawi says he will continue to run the club in the meantime.
The Telegraph - Liverpool track Lascelles
Liverpool scout Neil Richardson was among the crowd at Bramall Lane on Sunday as Sheffield United pulled off a memorable fightback to beat Nottingham Forest 3-1.
Nottingham Forest's Jamaal Lascelles and Sheffield United's Harry Maguire were on Richardson's radar.
Metro - Manchester United step up scouting of Lascelles
Manchester United have stepped up their scouting of Nottingham Forest defender Jamaal Lascelles as David Moyes lines up a summer move.
Nottingham Post - Billy Davies could hold fire on loan signings to replace injured duo
Billy Davies could hold fire from making a foray into the loan market – so that any new additions would be available for the play-offs.
Daily Mirror - Dorrans a transfer target for injury-hit Forest
West Bromwich Albion midfielder Graham Dorrans is wanted on-loan by Nottingham Forest.
The Championship promotion chasers have lost midfielders David Vaughan and Henri Lansbury to potentially season-ending injury problems, and boss Billy Davies now hopes to land fellow Scot Dorrans.
Notingham Post - Forest eye loan deal for Dorrans
Nottingham Forest will resurrect their interest in West Brom midfielder Graham Dorrans, as they look to address a second "devastating" injury blow within a matter of days.
SkySports.com - Bruce tips Hobbs for Forest
Hull boss Steve Bruce expects Jack Hobbs to move to Nottingham Forest before the transfer deadline.
Nottingham Post - Forest will look to make deadline day signings
Nottingham Forest will look to add deadline day signings today, to follow up an impressive 24 hours for the club.
Hull Daily Mail - Wigan lead race to sign Jack Hobbs
Wigan are now thought to be leading the chase to sign defender Jack Hobbs from Hull City, the Mail understands.
Nottingham Post - Forest set to make fresh effort to sign Danny Graham on loan
Nottingham Forest are understood to be making a late bid to persuade Danny Graham to drop down into the Championship and fire their promotion push.
Hull Daily Mail - Danny Graham open talks with Forest and Middlesbrough
Danny Graham’s frustrating spell with Hull City could soon be at an end as he prepares to cut short his season-long loan before tomorrow night’s transfer deadline.
Graham is understood to be holding talks with Championship clubs Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough after being told City would not stand in the way of him making a fresh start away from the KC Stadium.
SkySports.com - Forest and Boro chase Graham
Nottingham Forest and Middlesbrough are in talks to sign Danny Graham, currently on a season-long loan at Hull City, Sky Sports understands.
SkySports.com - Forest close in on Gomis loan
Nottingham Forest are on the verge of completing a loan move for Nice defender Kevin Gomis, the French club says.
The 25-year-old could move to the Championship club until the end of this season, with an option to make the move permanent as part of the deal.
Scottish Express - Forest no longer interested in Rangers' Lee Wallace
Nottingham Forest last night killed their interest in Lee Wallace and robbed Rangers of a cash lifeline by moving for ex-Celt Danny Fox.
Nottingham Post - Forest are ready to play £1m hardball over Rangers defender Lee Wallace
Nottingham Forest are ready to play hardball with Rangers over Lee Wallace. The Glasgow club have rejected a deal that would ultimately have been worth £1m for the defender.
Northern Echo - Forest target Leadbitter desperate to stay at Boro
In-Demand Grant Leadbitter is loving life on Teesside and has urged the Middlesbrough boardroom not to sell him him before the winter transfer window closes tomorrow night.
Nottingham Post - Forest agree loan deal for French defender Kevin Gomis
Nottingham Forest have agreed a deal to take French defender Kevin Gomis on loan from Nice until the end of the season.
SkySports.com - Defender Hobbs in demand
Wigan, Reading and Nottingham Forest are in a battle to sign Hull defender Jack Hobbs before the window shuts on Friday.
The Championship trio have had bids accepted for the 25-year-old and now face a battle to secure his signature.
SkySports.com - Rangers reject Wallace bids
Rangers have turned down a second, undisclosed bid from Nottingham Forest for Scotland international Lee Wallace.
STV Sport - Rangers reject Forest offers for Lee Wallace
Rangers have rejected two bids from Nottingham Forest for Lee Wallace.
STV understands the offers, both made in the last 48 hours, fell short of the club's valuation of the left-back.
BBC Sport - Rangers reject Forest's Wallace bid
Rangers have rejected offers from English Championship outfit Nottingham Forest for defender Lee Wallace.
Daily Record - Rangers boot out £900k Forest bid for Lee Wallace
Cash-Strapped Rangers have knocked back a £900,000 windfall from Nottingham Forest for star man Lee Wallace.
Record Sport can reveal Ibrox chief executive Graham Wallace told the Championship side to come back with an improved fee of £1.4million if they wanted to secure the Scotland full-back.
Nottingham Post - Forest's potential double blow in bid to make signings
Nottingham Forest have suffered a potential double blow in their efforts to make new signings – while they are seemingly also facing a fight to hang on to key players before the transfer window closes on Friday.
Leicester City have emerged as late front runners to sign defender Jack Hobbs, while West Brom manager Pepe Mel has hinted that he is happy to hang on to another Reds target, Graham Dorrans.
SkySports.com - Leicester launch Hobbs bid
Leicester City have launched a bid for Hull City defender Jack Hobbs, Sky Sports understands.
Reading Chronicle - Reading FC close in on Hobbs as Dorrans links strengthen
Reading FC are trying to sign Hull City’s Jack Hobbs and West Brom’s Graham Dorrans before Friday's transfer deadline.
Hull have accepted Royals’ £650,000 offer for Hobbs, but the defender looked set to join loan club Nottingham Forest.
Reading have also renewed their interest in Scottish international Dorrans, having missed out in November.
Daily Mail - Everton back in for Forest prospect Lascelles
Everton have made an enquiry for Nottingham Forest defender Jamaal Lascelles who has attracted interest from Arsenal and Liverpool.
Nottingham Post - Forest back in for Graham Dorrans
Nottingham Forest are understood to have made a fresh enquiry over long term target Graham Dorrans.
The West Brom midfielder's future remains in limbo, with his Hawthorns contract set to expire in the summer.
Express & Star - Wolves's Bakary Sako to stay put
Wolves winger Bakary Sako won’t be signing for Nottingham Forest this transfer window – and Kenny Jackett has cast doubt on their conviction to buy him.
SkySports.com - Dorrans attracting interest
West Bromwich Albion have fielded a number of enquiries for Graham Dorrans, who is out of contract at the end of the season.
The Scotland international almost joined Nottingham Forest in the summer and Sky Sports understands that Billy Davies has rekindled his interest in Dorrans.
Sunderland Echo - Sunderland recall Wickham as Forest circle
Gus Poyet has recalled Connor Wickham from his loan spell at Sheffield Wednesday but the young striker’s immediate future remains up in the air.
Nottingham Forest have been linked with a permanent move for a player who did not make the impact expected following his £8m move from Ipswich Town in 2011.
BBC Sport - Hobbs set for Reading or Wigan move
Hull City boss Steve Bruce has confirmed centre-back Jack Hobbs will have talks with Reading and Wigan over a potential transfer.
Nottingham Post - Reading and Wigan rejoin race to sign Jack Hobbs
Reading and Wigan have both made fresh offers for Nottingham Forest target Jack Hobbs.
While Hull City manager Steve Bruce confirmed that the defender’s move to the City Ground collapsed over his failure to agree personal terms with the Reds.
Hull accepted an offer, of close to £1m, for the 25-year-old on January 14.
Nottingham Post - Forest close to completing Rafik Djebbour deal
Nottingham Forest expect to complete the signing of Algerian striker Rafik Djabbour today.
BBC Sport - Forest closing in on Djebbour deal
Nottingham Forest owner Fawaz Al Hasawi has confirmed the club is close to completing a deal with Olympiakos for Algeria striker Rafik Djebbour.
Nottingham Post - Lansbury keen for new deal at Forest
Influential midfielder Henri Lansbury is understood to be keen to negotiate a new deal with Nottingham Forest, after finding himself falling down the pay scale at the City Ground.
Daily Mail - Forest target £2m Boro defender Friend
Middlesbrough left-back George Friend is a £2m target for Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Post - Forest look set to miss out on Danny Graham
Nottingham Forest look likely to face frustration in their efforts to land Danny Graham, with the striker hesitant about dropping back down into the Championship.
Hull Daily Mail - Hobbs recall 'to put pressure on Forest to close £1m deal'
Hull City’s decision to recall Jack Hobbs from Nottingham Forest has been taken to help up the ante on the Championship promotion-chasers, the Mail understands.
Nottingham Post - Djebbour looking forward to Forest challenge
Rafik Djebbour says he is happy to be facing a new challenge with Nottingham Forest.
TalkSPORT.com - Forest poised to sign Olympiakos striker
Nottingham Forest are set to give their promotion push a boost by snapping up Algeria hitman Rafik Djebbour.
Nottingham Post - Forest to pay 1.5m euros for Rafik Djebour?
The highly-respected French sports paper L'equipe has claimed Olympiakos striker Rafik Djebour will sign for Nottingham Forest in deal worth 1.5m euros.
Nottingham Post - Forest close in on two strikers
Nottingham Forest are closing in on two new strikers, with the club looking to make a second attempt to sign Algerian international Rafik Djebbour.
The Reds are believed to be making significant progress in their efforts to sign Sunderland striker Danny Graham on loan.
SkySports.com - Cardiff close in on Ramis
Cardiff City are closing in on the signing of Wigan defender Ivan Ramis, Sky Sports understands.
The 29-year-old had been reported to be a target for Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest, but he now looks set for a switch to South Wales.
Nottingham Post - Forest face complex battle for Danny Graham
Nottingham Forest's efforts to sign Danny Graham could drag on right until the end of the transfer window, with other clubs joining the race to sign the striker – and because of the complexity of the deal.
Nottingham Post - Nottingham Forest close in on loan deal for Danny GrahamNottingham Forest are ready to give Danny Graham the chance to revive his career at the City Ground.
The Reds are closing in on a loan move for the striker, who was prolific with Watford in the Championship – and flourished in the top flight with Swansea.
The Daily Mail - Graham could join Forest on loan as striker looks to regain scoring formStriker Danny Graham is wanted on loan by Nottingham Forest.
The 28-year-old is due back at Sunderland from a loan spell with Hull before the end of the transfer window.
Metro - Liverpool chase Forest goalkeeper Karl Darlow as criticism grows of Simon MignoletLiverpool want Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Karl Darlow to challenge Simon Mignolet, with the Reds’ first-choice keeper coming under increasing pressure from fans after a number of recent errors.
The Mirror -Liverpool monitoring young Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Karl DarlowBrendan Rodgers is in the market for a young keeper to challenge first choice Simon Mignolet and is keeping tabs on the East Midlanders' No.1 Daily Star -Doncaster Rovers chasing Matt DerbyshireDoncaster want to sign Matt Derbyshire from Nottingham Forest on a free transfer.
Sky Sports - Yeovil expect to bring Miller back on loan
Yeovil Town boss Gary Johnson is confident that Ishmael Miller will re-join the club on a second loan from Nottingham Forest.Western Gazette -Yeovil likely to beat Doncaster and Charlton to loan signing of Ishmael MillerIshmael Miller will return to Yeovil Town as soon as Nottingham Forest are ready to release him on loan, says manager Gary Johnson. 17 JanuaryNottingham Post - Forest had to shell out 'close to £1m' to land Hobbs
Nottingham Forest will have to shell out close to £1m to finally land Jack Hobbs from Hull City.
Fawaz Al Hasawi, the Reds' owner, was forced to agree to a hefty price-tag for the defender, with the Premier League club having massively upped the ante following interest from Reading.
Northern Echo - Magpies consider Forest defender
Newcastle United are monitoring Nottingham Forest defender Jamaal Lascelles, but they face competition from Premier League leaders Arsenal for his signature.
Nottingham Post - Leicester secure Morgan future
Leicester City look to have secured Wes Morgan’s future at the club, after activating an extension clause in his contract. Nottingham Forest had several bids for their former player rejected back in the summer.
Daily Mail - Arsenal and Newcastle battle it out for Lascelles
Arsenal and Newcastle United have made offers for Nottingham Forest starlet Jamaal Lascelles.
Arsenal are willing to offer an initial £3million after chief scout Steve Rowley watched Lascelles against Bolton Wanderers at the weekend.
Western Gazette - Yeovil Town still in hunt for Miller
Gary Johnson’s hunt to bring fresh blood to Yeovil Town could extend beyond January while he jokingly seeks divine intervention in the transfer market.
Yeovil remain a likely loan option for Nottingham Forest forward Ishmael Miller, despite interest from rivals.
Daily Mirror - Tottenham plot transfer of Karl Darlow
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood is keen on Nottingham Forest's promising keeper Karl Darlow.
Spurs may even be willing to sign 23-year-old Darlow, then loan him back to Championship promotion hopefuls Forest.
The Shields Gazette - Forest set to tie up deal for Sunderland midfielder
Nottingham Forest are pushing ahead with a permanent move for David Vaughan, as Sunderland look to lighten the load on their wage bill.
Leeds boss Brian McDermott is keen to be reunited with Reading striker Adam Le Fondre, but faces competition from Celtic and Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Post - Former Forest target set to replace former Reds striker at Wigan
Former Nottingham Forest transfer target Nicky Maynard is on the verge of a move to Wigan – with a former Reds striker having agreed a move away from the club.
KingFut.com - Ahmed Fathi: Al Ahly reject Nottingham Forest offer
Al Ahly have rejected a Nottingham Forest offer for star defender Ahmed Fathi, the player revealed on Tuesday.
Championship side Nottingham Forest were aiming to sign 29-year-old right back Ahmed Fathi from Al Ahly during the current transfer window, but a bid has been rejected by the Cairo giants, the player told Egyptian media on Tuesday.
BBC Sport - Hull City's Jack Hobbs close to Nottingham Forest deal
Hull City centre-half Jack Hobbs is close to signing a pre-contract agreement with Nottingham Forest, reports BBC East Midlands Today.
Liverpool Echo - Reds eye Forest defender Lascelles
Liverpool are among the clubs reportedly chasing England under-20 defender Jamaal Lascelles as his club Nottingham Forest seek to offer him a new deal.
SkySports.com - Moore set for free move
A host of clubs are showing an interest in former Swansea and Aston Villa striker Luke Moore after it emerged he is available for nothing.
Sky Sports understands the likes of West Ham, Fulham, Crystal Palace, Nottingham Forest and Leeds United have all registered their interest.
Daily Telegraph - Forest to hand youngster Lascelles new deal
Nottingham Forest have offered England under-20 defender Jamaal Lascelles a new contract in a bid to deter growing interest from Premier League clubs.
Nottingham Post - Forest hope to fend of Premier League interest in Lascelles with new deal
Nottingham Forest will offer Jamaal Lascelles a new contract in a bid to fend off Premier League interest in the defender.
But the club are still facing a fight to keep him, with as many as four top-flight sides said to be preparing bids.
SkySports.com - Forest make Fathy approach
Sky Sports understands Nottingham Forest have made an approach for Egyptian defender Ahmed Fathy.
BBC Sport - Forest bid for Ahmed Fathi
Nottingham Forest have made an offer to sign Egypt international Ahmed Fathi from Al Ahly.
Daily Mirror - Arsenal keep Jamaal Lascelles transfer bubbling
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is ready to make a move for Nottingham Forest’s brilliant young centre-half Jamaal Lascelles.
Wenger sent his chief scout Steve Rowley to get an update on long-term target Lascelles at the weekend, as he weighs up a bid.
TalkSPORT.com - Exciting U20 World Cup star on Gunners' radar
Arsene Wenger has tracked Nottingham Forest's highly promising defender Jamaal Lascelles for a number of seasons and talkSPORT's Talent Spotter takes a look at why the 20-year-old is much sought-after.
BBC Sport - Hull weigh up Reading bid for Hobbs
Hull City are weighing up a "substantial offer" for defender Jack Hobbs from Championship side Reading.
Nottingham Post - Forest given warning over Hobbs
Steve Bruce has warned Nottingham Forest must match Reading's offer for Jack Hobbs if they want to hang on to the player.
The Royals had a bid accepted for the defender, currently on loan with the Reds, on Friday morning.
Hull manager Bruce says they will recall Hobbs from his loan at the City Ground today – and warned that Forest must match their valuation of the 25-year-old or miss out.
Nottingham Post - Reading bid for Hobbs as Forest look to agree a deal of their own
Nottingham Forest will attempt to agree a deal to sign Jack Hobbs, despite Hull City stating that they plan to recall the player, after accepting a bid for him from Reading.
Reading Chronicle - Reading have offer accepted for Hobbs
Reading FC have had an offer accepted for Hull City defender Jack Hobbs.
The 25-year-old, who played under Nigel Adkins at Scunthorpe, has been recalled from his loan at Nottingham Forest to sort out his future.
The Telegraph - West Ham consider shock move for Billy Davies
Billy Davies is the shock name in the frame to take over at West Ham if co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold finally bow to growing pressure and sack Sam Allardyce.
Nottingham Post - Billy Davies reportedly in frame for West Ham job
Nottingham Forest boss Billy Davies is reportedly in the frame to take over at West Ham.
Nottingham Post - Bruce expects to strike deal with Forest over Hobbs
Hull City expect to finally agree a deal with Nottingham Forest that will see the defender move to the City Ground permanently.
Hull Daily Mail - Hobbs closer to Forest transfer after talks between bosses
Jack Hobbs has taken a step closer to joining Nottingham Forest on a permanent basis, despite a late show interest from Wigan Athletic threatening to scupper the deal.
Bristol Post - Bristol City contact Forest to extend Gillett loan
Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill has contacted Nottingham Forest in a bid to extend Simon Gillett’s loan until the end of the season.
Western Gazette - Yeovil remain in running for Miller
Gary Johnson remains confident Yeovil Town are still in the running for Nottingham Forest striker Ishmael Miller despite Doncaster Rovers emerging as competition for his signing.
TalkSPORT - Wigan join QPR and Forest in race to land Maynard
Wigan want to snatch Cardiff striker Nicky Maynard from under the noses of QPR and Nottingham Forest.
Daily Star - Maynard is set for loan move
Cardiff striker Nicky Maynard, 27, is a loan target for Championship promotion chasers QPR and Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Post - Forest look to be in driving seat in race for Hobbs
Nottingham Forest look to be back in the driving seat in the race to secure the long-term capture of Jack Hobbs.
Wigan are understood to have put a four-year contract on the table in an effort to lure the Hull City defender to the north-west.
But, while they are believed to have held tentative talks with the player's representatives over the last 24 hours, the 25-year-old is believed to still favour remaining at the City Ground.
BBC Sport - No Forest contact with Kilmarnock striker
Kilmarnock striker Kris Boyd says he has not been contacted by former club Nottingham Forest over a possible return to the City Ground.
Hull Daily Mail - Hull warn Forest to meet £600,000 asking price for Hobbs
Hull City have warned Nottingham Forest they will have to meet the asking price to sign defender Jack Hobbs this month – or risk losing him to Wigan Athletic.
Nottingham Post - Forest target Wes Morgan offers warning over Leicester future
Nottingham Forest transfer target Wes Morgan has warned Leicester City risk losing some of their players, if they do not sort out their contract situation.
Connor Wickham could trigger a series of transfer moves should Nottingham Forest make a bid for the Sunderland striker.
SkySports.com - Bruce: Wigan interest in Hobbs
Nottingham Forest manager Billy Davies insists loanee Jack Hobbs is going nowhere after Wigan's interest in the Hull City defender was made public.
The 25-year-old centre-back is on a season-long loan with Forest, who claim they have agreed a pre-contract to sign Hobbs permanently when he becomes a free agent this summer.
Yet, speaking on Saturday, Bruce had suggested there could be twists to come in the central defender's future.
He told Radio Humberside: "We have had a firm enquiry from Wigan concerning Hobbs - that's on the agenda.
Daily Mirror - Hull plot Jack Hobbs auction
Hull City boss Steve Bruce is trying to spark an auction for centre half Jack Hobbs - with Wigan fighting Nottingham Forest for his signature.
SkySports.com - Davies out to find firepower
Billy Davies has reiterated that his priority for the winter window is adding 'firepower' to his Nottingham Forest side.
Western Gazette - Ishmael Miller pledges loan future to Yeovil Town
Both Ishmael Miller and Joe Ralls have told Gary Johnson they would still like to be a part of Yeovil Town’s Sky Bet Championship survival bid.
Birmingham Mail - Dorrans set to leave West Brom for Forest
Albion outcast Graham Dorrans could be set for a move to Nottingham Forest.
The Championship club are considering a loan move for the Baggies midfielder to boost their promotion chances during the second-half of the season.
Nottingham Post - Forest to make second bid for Graham Dorrans
Nottingham Forest are poised to make a second bid to bring Graham Dorrans to the City Ground.
The Northern Echo - Karanka wants Forest-target Grant to stay at Boro
Aitor Karanka is desperate to keep Grant Leadbitter at the Riverside Stadium this month with Nottingham Forest plotting a fresh move for the Middlesbrough midfielder to boost their promotion push.
Nottingham Post - On-loan Jack Hobbs could be recalled
Nottingham Forest boss Billy Davies has confirmed that on-loan Jack Hobbs can be recalled by Premier League Hull City during the coming month.
Hull Daily Mail - Forest face fight for Hobbs
Hull City manager Steve Bruce says the "ball is in Nottingham Forest's court" on Jack Hobbs. The defender is on a season-long loan, but the Tigers are pondering exercising their January recall option.
Bruce said: "We've had an enquiry from a couple of clubs. The last thing I want to do is bring him back not to play, but we will speak to Forest and see what they want to do.
Hull Daily Mail - Hull City to recall Jack Hobbs?
Hull City are considering recalling defender Jack Hobbs from his loan at Championship club Nottingham Forest in a bid to raise further funds for squad strengthening.
Nottingham Post - Forest look to make fresh bid for Boro ace Grant Leadbitter
Nottingham Forest are poised to make a fresh bid to sign Middlesbrough midfielder Grant Leadbitter. While they are also one of several clubs monitoring the position of Hull City's in-demand striker Matty Fryatt.
Nottingham Post - Hull poised to provide opposition for Shane Long
Hull City are ready to hand Shane Long a Premier League lifeline – and thwart Nottingham Forest's interest in the striker.
Long is understood to be high on Billy Davies' January wish list, as he looks to add to the Reds' attacking arsenal.
Nottingham Forest are lining up a bid for Rangers defender Lee Wallace believed to be in the region of £1m.
Nottingham Post - Yeovil want to keep Ishmael Miller
Nottingham Forest will again look to offload Ishmael Miller permanently in January – but the striker could yet extend his loan spell at Yeovil.
Nottingham Post - Wickham on Forest radar, along with Hamdi Harbaoui
Nottingham Forest have cast their net far and wide in their quest to add to their attacking arsenal – and Tunisian international striker Hamdi Harbaoui is believed to be on their radar.
They are also understood to be preparing an audacious bid to bring Sunderland striker Connor Wickham to the City Ground, on loan with a view to a permanent move.
The 28-year-old Harbaoui is a prolific scorer in Belgium, where he has fired 11 goals in the Jupiler Pro League for Lokeren and a number of European sides are monitoring his progress.
Daily Mirror - Tottenham and Sunderland monitor Lascelles
Tottenham and Sunderland are keeping tabs on Nottingham Forest’s rookie defender Jamaal Lascelles.
Nottingham Post - Egyptian wonder kid given £1m price tag by club Al Ahly
Egyptian wonder kid Mahmoud Hassan 'Trezeguet' has had a £1m price tag slapped on him by his club Al Ahly – but that may not deter Nottingham Forest from showing an interest in January.
The African club are willing to allow their highly rated midfield playmaker to try his luck in Europe, with several clubs keen on the 19-year-old.
Nottingham Post - Premier League clubs eye young Nottingham Forest stars
Nottingham Forest may have to fend off Premier League interest in both Karl Darlow and Jamaal Lascelles in January. 17th December
Express & Star - Shane Long emerges as target for Nottingham Forest
Forest boss Billy Davies is believed to be considering a big-money move for the Baggies hitman, who remains in contract dispute at The Hawthorns after an aborted £6.5m move to Hull on deadline day this summer.Nottingham Post - Nottingham Forest ready to spend big to land striker
Nottingham Forest are ready to break the bank to land a striker who can get their promotion push back on track – and are considering an ambitious move for West Brom's Shane Long. 16th DecemberSkySports.com - Davies seeks missing piece
Billy Davies concedes that Nottingham Forest require the final piece of a promotion jigsaw, but he will not be rushing into the transfer market.12th December
Daily Star - Dikgacoi is a target for several clubs
Crystal Palace midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi has attracted interest from a number of English clubs, with West Brom, Hull, Cardiff, Nottingham Forest and Leicester all interested in taking advantage of the player's contract situation.
The South Africa international's contract expires at Selhurst Park at the end of the season, which has interested a number of clubs with the possibility of signing the player for nothing in the summer.6th December
Nottingham Post - Mahmoud Hassan 'Trezeguet' still keen on Forest move
Egyptian wonder kid Mahmoud Hassan 'Trezeguet' could be back on Nottingham Forest's radar in January.
While the Reds are also believed to be looking to tie up a permanent deal for on-loan midfielder David Vaughan.
SkySports.com - Darlow impressing scouts
A number of Premier League clubs are understood to be keeping tabs on Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Karl Darlow.
TalkSPORT - Forest plan £8million Rhodes swoop
Nottingham Forest are lining up a £8million move for Blackburn striker Jordan Rhodes.
Tricky Trees boss Billy Davies will be given funds in January by owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi to make a big push for promotion after narrowly missing out on the play-offs last season.
SkySports.com - Championship clubs chase Renan Bressan
Sky Sports understands a number of Championship clubs are chasing Belarus international Renan Bressan.2nd December
Daily Mirror - Chalobah eyed for transfer to Leeds in January
Leeds want Chelsea’s England Under-21 cap Nathan Chalobah at the end of his current loan deal with Championship rivals Nottingham Forest.28th November
SkySports.com - No loan exit for WBA's Dorrans
Graham Dorrans is staying with West Brom until January after talks with Nottingham Forest and Reading collapsed.
The Scotland international was set to leave The Hawthorns on loan, but Albion wanted an agreement over a permanent deal in place.
SkySports.com - Miller time for Yeovil
Yeovil Town are set to seal the signing of Ishmael Miller from Championship rivals Nottingham Forest.
Western Gazette - Ishmael Miller linked with Yeovil Town loan move
Nottingham Forest winger Ishmael Miller could be a deadline day arrival at Yeovil Town after being linked with a loan move.
However, any deal could hinge on the 26-year-old’s current wage at the Premier League hopefuls, with the Nottingham Post reporting he could currently be on as much as £16,000-a-week.
Nottingham Post - Bertrand is on Forest's radar
Chelsea and England defender Ryan Bertrand is on Nottingham Forest's radar as they look for somebody to fill the void left by the injury to skipper Chris Cohen.27th November
Nottingham Post - Forest close in on loan move for West Brom midfielder Graham Dorrans
Nottingham Forest are closing in on a loan move for West Brom midfielder Graham Dorrans.
Billy Davies is still keen to add a defender to his ranks, prior tomorrow's loan deadline.
But the Reds are also close to adding more strength in depth in midfield, in the form of the Baggies' 26-year-old Scotland international.26th November
SkySports.com - West Brom midfielder Graham Dorrans wanted by several clubs
A number of Championship sides are trying to land West Bromwich Albion midfielder Graham Dorrans.
Thursday is the deadline for loan deals into the Football League, and Dorrans is wanted by up to half-a-dozen clubs.
It is believed that Nottingham Forest are leading the chase, but clubs such as Reading and Derby County are also in contention for his signature.
Nottingham Post - Forest will back Billy Davies in search for left back
Nottingham Forest boss Billy Davies will be given full backing in his search for a new left back before the loan window closes on Thursday.
Reds owner Fawaz Al Hasawi has given Davies the green light to pursue another defender, after it was confirmed that Chris Cohen will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.18th November
Nottingham Post - Forest's double injury blow ahead of Burnley clash
Andy Reid's hamstring injury is not believed to be serious – but Nottingham Forest will still be without two key midfielders for the visit of table-topping Burnley next weekend.
It has proved to be a bad international break for the Reds, with recent loan signing David Vaughan also having collected a hamstring problem, while on international duty with Wales.5th November
Nuneaton News - Nuneaton Town keen to extend loan of Dimitar Evtimov
Nuneaton Town will look to extend the loan of Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Dimitar Evtimov despite him only playing four games for the club.
Nottingham Post - Reid wins Footballer of the Year
Andy Reid won the Professional Footballer of the Year Award at the Nottingham Post Sports Awards evening at the East Midlands Conference Centre.2nd November
Nottingham Post - Forest will step up striker search
Billy Davies will up his efforts to add a striker to his Nottingham Forest ranks, now he has bolstered his midfield with the loan signing of David Vaughan.30th October
Daily Mail - Vaughan in talks with Forest over loan move
Sunderland midfielder David Vaughan is in talks over a loan move to Nottingham Forest. The Wales international is also wanted by Derby County, Leicester City and Blackpool.24th October
Yorkshire Post - Leeds will sign deal with forward today
Leeds United were poised to complete the signing of Dexter Blackstock today on a three-month loan from Nottingham Forest.
Yorkshire Evening Post - Blackstock poised for three-month deal
Leeds United were poised to complete the signing of Dexter Blackstock today on a three-month loan from Nottingham Forest.23rd October
TalkSport - Middlesbrough target Forest boss Davies
Nottingham Forest manager Billy Davies has emerged as a shock relpacement for Tony Mowbray at Middlesbrough.22nd October
Nottingham Post - Leeds set to win race to sign Blackstock
Leeds look set to beat Brighton in the race to sign Nottingham Forest striker Dexter Blackstock on loan.21st October
The Argus - Albion set to miss out on Blackstock
Albion look like losing out in their bid to borrow striker Dexter Blackstock from Nottingham Forest.
The Argus understands he is poised to sign instead for Championship rivals Leeds.17th October
Mansfield Chad - Jack Blake is new midfield target for Stags manager Paul Cox
Nottingham Forest’s hot teenage midfield prospect Jack Blake is Mansfield Town manager Paul Cox’s new loan target ahead of Saturday’s arduous trip to Torquay United.15th October
Nottingham Post - Sako tells Wolves he won't try to force a move to Forest
Bakary Sako will not try to force Wolves into selling him to Nottingham Forest.
The Frenchman has promised boss Kenny Jackett he will not hand in a transfer request, go on strike or take any other action to try to engineer a move to the Reds.11th October
BBC Sport - MK boss 'fury' over Lascelles leak
MK Dons boss Karl Robinson has confirmed he was interested in Nottingham Forest's Jamaal Lascelles, but is angered at it becoming public.10th October
Nottingham Post - MK Dons keen on taking Jamaal Lascelles on loan
League One MK Dons are one of a number of clubs keen on taking defender Jamaal Lascelles on loan.9th October
SkySports.com - Forest tracking winger Darikwa
Nottingham Forest are understood to have made enquiries about Chesterfield winger Tendayi Darikwa.
Forest have been keeping an eye on Nottingham-born Darikwa, who still lives in the city, since he came to the attention of Reds boss Billy Davies during a pre-season friendly against the Spireites in July.7th October
Express & Star - Wolves' Bakary Sako is not on strike
Angry Wolves today hit back at suggestions Bakary Sako is going on strike to force a move to Nottingham Forest.
A story in a tabloid yesterday suggested the French winger is to down tools to engineer his transfer to the City Ground.4th October
Nottingham Post - Wolves call time on Forest negotiations over Sako
Wolves have called a halt to negotiations with Nottingham Forest over winger Bakary Sako.
The Reds have been left frustrated for a second time, after failing to agree a deal for the 25-year-old.
Express & Star - Wolves' Bakary Sako staying as transfer is off
Wolves today pulled the plug on talks with Nottingham Forest over the sale of Bakary Sako.
Nottingham Post - Forest hit fresh stalemate with Wolves over Sako bid
Nottingham Forest's efforts to land Bakary Sako look to have hit a stalemate for a second time, with Wolves determined to hold out for £4m for the winger.
Nottingham Forest are set to end their interest in Wolves winger Bakary Sako after being put off by the £4million fee.
BBC Sport - Forest still chasing Wolves' Sako
Nottingham Forest are still in talks with Wolves to sign winger Bakary Sako, reports BBC East Midlands Today.
Nottingham Post - Forest transfer target Sako fails to report for training
Nottingham Forest’s efforts to sign Bakary Sako seem to be quickly gathering pace – with the Wolves winger having failed to report for training this morning.
The Frenchman is understood to have rung in sick ahead of today’s session.
Express & Star - Sako transfer in the balance
Wolves were today locked in negotiations with Nottingham Forest over the future of Bakary Sako.
Nottingham Forest boss Billy Davies has made another bid to sign Wolves' Bakary Sako, this time on loan.
Nottingham Post - Forest not ready to open talks with Andy Reid
Billy Davies says he is proud to see Andy Reid called back into the international fold – but is not yet ready to open discussions over a new contract with the influential midfielder.
The Telegraph - Billy Davies steps up bid to sign Sako
Billy Davies is battling to make another statement of intent at Nottingham Forest after stepping up his bid to sign Wolves winger Bakary Sako.
Express & Star - Forest reignite Sako interest
Wolves were this afternoon refusing to budge in their bottom-line demand for Bakary Sako under fresh pressure from Championship outfit Nottingham Forest.29th September
Sunday People - Wilfried Zaha in Manchester United limbo as Nottingham Forest loan bid is rejected
Nottingham Forest have failed in a loan move for Wilfried Zaha, writes Dean Jones in the Sunday People.27th September
Daily Star - Forest continue pursuit of Bakary Sako
Nottingham Forest will make another move for £4m-rated Wolves winger Bakary Sako, 25, in January after failing to complete a deal in the summer.20th September
SkySports.com - Forest consider Miller loan
Nottingham Forest could be set to allow Ishmael Miller to leave the club on loan.19th September
Nottingham Post - Forest close in on defensive midfielder
Nottingham Forest are closing in on their first loan signing of the season – with Nathaniel Chalobah understood to be the primary target.
The Reds expect to complete the loan signing of a defensive midfielder within the next 24 hours, ahead of the trip to Doncaster on Saturday.
Daily Mail - Sunderland reject Nottingham Forest loan bid Lee Cattermole
Sunderland have rejected a request from Nottingham Forest to take Lee Cattermole on loan.
Paolo Di Canio has turned down an approach from the City Ground to allow the former England Under-21 international out of the Stadium of Light.
The Italian has taken the former England Under-21 international to one side this week, asking him to buy into his plans for the club.17th September
Nottingham Post - Fresh move for Morgan unlikely, as defender pledges future to Foxes
Wes Morgan has ended any hope Nottingham Forest might have had in resurrecting a move for him in January – by asking for a new contract at Leicester City. 13th September
Daily Mail - Steve Bruce says Matty Fryatt can go out on loan
Hull manager Steve Bruce says Matty Fryatt is free to go out on loan in a bid for regular first-team football.
The 27-year-old turned down a deadline day loan move to Nottingham Forest but Barnsley are also keen to secure the striker's services.
Nottingham Post - Is Gabriel Obertan on his way to Nottingham Forest?
Newcastle United's Garbiel Obertan is on the verge of joining Nottingham Forest, if you believe the bookies.12th September
Nottingham Post - Forest could hold an advantage in the race to sign Chalobah on loan
Nottingham Forest's spending power – as well as two players with Reds' links – could give them an advantage in the race to sign Nathaniel Chalobah.11th September
Nottingham Post - Forest join the race for Chelsea wonder-kid
Nottingham Forest are ready to join the race to sign Chelsea wonder-kid Nathaniel Chalobah on loan.
Watford and Wigan have already expressed their interest in taking the highly-regarded England under-21 international.
Daily Express - Forest to renew Fryatt
Nottingham Forest are poised to rekindle their interest in Hull City striker Matty Fryatt with the emergency loan window now open.
Forest were unsuccessful in their bid to bring Fryatt to the City Ground on deadline day as a deal collapsed over the player's desire for a loan to be turned into a permanent one.
Nottingham Post - Forest poised to resume efforts to bolster squad as loan window opens
Nottingham Forest are ready to resume efforts to bolster their squad, as the loan window opens again today.
Football League clubs are now again permitted to bring in ‘emergency’ loans, for up to three months.
The Reds are likely to renew their interest in Matty Fryatt, with sources in Hull suggesting contact has already been made, regarding a fresh move for the striker.
Newcastle will allow winger Gabriel Obertan, 24, to leave on loan, with Nottingham Forest favourites to land him.
Daily Star - Fryatt considering loan to Forest
Matty Fryatt will seal a loan switch from Hull to Nottingham Forest next week – if he is offered a £1m permanent move in January.4th September
Nottingham Post - Fryatt craves permanent move if Forest hope to resurrect interest in Hull striker
Matty Fryatt is understood to have rejected a switch to Nottingham Forest because he was not keen on a loan move to the Championship club.
But the deal could still be resurrected when the loan window opens – if the Reds are willing to offer the carrot of a permanent move in January.3rd SeptemberExpress and Star - Wolves reject £3.5m Bakary Sako bid from Nottingham Forest
Wolves rejected several multi-million pound deadline bids from Nottingham Forest at the 11th hour to keep Bakary Sako at Molineux, it emerged today.
In a frenzy of late activity before last night’s 11pm deadline, Forest submitted at least three offers, rising from £1.5m last Thursday, culminating in what is believed to be a final bid of around £3.5m.2nd September
Sky Sports News - Crystal Palace in talks with Nottingham Forest over Adlene Guedioura.
Daily Mail - Swansea, Palace and Forest line up want-away West Ham forward Vaz Te
West Ham forward Ricardo Vaz Te is in demand on transfer deadline day after a widespread response to news he is ready to quit Upton Park.
Swansea and Crystal Palace have already been mentioned as admirers of the 26-year-old, and it is understood he is also on Nottingham Forest’s radar.
Forest are keen on Wolves’ £3m-rated winger Bakary Sako but are also considering Vaz Te, in their search for more width.
Nottingham Post - It's D-Day for Forest as they bid to land transfer targets
Today is D-Day as Nottingham Forest bid to land the transfer targets Billy Davies believes can make them genuine promotion contenders.
The Reds are likely to test Wolves' resolve with a second push to sign winger or forward Bakary Sako, who they have had a £2.5m offer for rejected over the past few days.
While they may also consider making a final offer for long-term target Grant Leadbitter – although interest from Hull may yet complicate the issue when it comes to the Middlesbrough midfielder.
Leicester City are also bracing themselves in case Forest make a fresh approach for Wes Morgan – or striker David Nugent – before the window closes at 11pm tonight.
The Sun - Nottingham Forest are set to make a shock £2.5m move for Leicester City striker David Nugent
Daily Mail - Forest complete the signing of Demetriou and keeping tabs on Fryatt
Nottingham Forest have signed Sydney Olympic striker James Demetriou on a two-year deal after impressing on trial at the City Ground.
Middlesbrough are set to turn their attentions to Hull City striker Matty Fryatt after seeing their long-term target Ross McCormack sign a new deal at Leeds. Forest are also interested in Fryatt.
The Scotsman - Hearts face deadline day battle over Jason Holt
Hearts are facing a late fight to hold on to midfielder Jason Holt as Nottingham Forest prepare a last-ditch bid to try and sign him before the transfer window in England closes at 11pm tonight.
Nottingham Post - Jackett issues fresh warning to Forest over Sako bid
Kenny Jackett today offered a warning that Nottingham Forest will have to up the ante significantly if they want to sign Wolves’ prize asset Bakary Sako.
The Wolves head coach revealed after their 3-1 win at Port Vale that an offer for the Frenchman - believed to be for around £2.5m – had been rejected was received and rejected in the last two days.
Sunday Mirror - The Magpies are trying to off-load French flop Gabriel Obertan to Forest on loan.
SkySports.com - Middlesbrough and Forest are chasing Fryatt
Sky Sports understands Middlesbrough are set to turn their attentions to Hull City striker Matty Fryatt after seeing their long-term target Ross McCormack sign a new deal at Leeds.
Nottingham Forest are another club who are admirers of Fryatt and made enquiries to Hull last week but it is Middlesbrough who appear to be leading the chase for his signature.
Nottingham Post - Forest face a fight to land their key transfer targets
Nottingham Forest will have to fight to land their key transfer targets, after three of their Championship rivals issued warnings over their players.
Middlesbrough insist Grant Leadbitter is not for sale, after the Reds returned with a fresh bid for the midfielder.
Wolves say Forest's offer for winger Bakary Sako was "nowhere near" their valuation of the Frenchman.
While Leicester boss Nigel Pearson again stated his intent to hang on to long-term target Wes Morgan.
And, while Hull boss Steve Bruce confirmed that Forest do have an interest in striker Matty Fryatt, he suggested that any potential loan deal for the player would only go through once the Premier League transfer window has closed.
SkySports.com - Wolves reject Sako bid
Wolves have rejected a bid from Nottingham Forest for forward Bakary Sako.
The Sky Bet League One club turned down the offer from the Reds because it was "nowhere near" their valuation of the player.
BBC Sport - Wolves reject Forest's Sako bid
Wolves have rejected a bid from Championship side Nottingham Forest for winger Bakary Sako.
Middlesbrough Official Website - Not For Sale!
Boro fans can rest assured that the club will not be selling any of their key players ahead of the forthcoming transfer deadline, Tony Mowbray declared this afternoon.
While efforts to strengthen the squad are ongoing, press reports continue to link early Sky Bet Championship pacesetters Nottingham Forest with an interest in midfielder Grant Leadbitter.
Nottingham Post - Forest fall short in valuation of Wolves' Sako
Nottingham Forest will have to up the ante if they are to land Wolves' prize asset Bakary Sako.
The Reds are understood to have made contact with Wanderers, with a view to signing the highly-rated French winger or striker, as they step up their efforts to make three new signings before the transfer window closes on Monday night.
The Northern Echo - Boro determined to keep hold of Forest target Leadbitter
Middlesbrough do not want to cash in on Grant Leadbitter before the transfer window closes on Monday after a fresh offer from Nottingham Forest.
SkySports.com - Forest want Sako from Wolves
Sky Sports understands Nottingham Forest have made a bid for Wolves winger Bakary Sako.
Daily Mail - Nottingham Forest have made a fresh bid for Middlesbrough's Grant Leadbitter.
SkySports.com - Forest make new Leadbitter bid
Sky Sports understands Nottingham Forest have made a fresh bid to sign Grant Leadbitter from Championship rivals Middlesbrough.
Nottingham Post - Leicester ready to play hardball as Forest prepare to revive their interest in Morgan
Leicester City are ready to play hardball if Nottingham Forest return with a fresh bid for Wes Morgan.
Daily Star - Forest's last chance to clinch Leicester's Wes Morgan
Nottingham Forest are planning a third and final offer of £1.75m to bring back Leicester defender Wes Morgan.
Nottingham Post - Forest set their sights on a striker as part of final transfer
Nottingham Forest will launch a bid for a Premier League striker – and make a fresh offer for Middlesbrough midfielder Grant Leadbitter – after tomorrow's trip to Watford.
And the club could be set to eclipse the £2.5m they spent to bring Kelvin Wilson back to the club from Celtic.
Forest have identified a front man with top flight experience – and a proven track record of scoring goals in the Championship.
Birmingham Mail - Gabriel Tamas wanted by Forest
Gabriel Tamas is attracting interest from Championship side Nottingham Forest.
The East Midlands club have asked about the possibility of signing the Romania international, either on a loan or permanent deal.
Express & Star - Nottingham Forest eye Bakary Sako move
Nottingham Forest are the new contenders for Bakary Sako’s signature.
Forest, however, need to sell to match the £4m asking price Wolves want.
Nottingham Post - Forest now look to Vaz Te and Sako
Nottingham Forest are monitoring West Ham striker Ricardo Vaz Te – and could be poised to bid for highly-rated Wolves winger Bakary Sako.
West Ham are willing to allow the Portuguese front-man to leave Upton Park after he failed to make an impact in the Premier League last season, scoring three goals in 18 starts and six sub appearances.
Nottingham Post - Forest look to renew interest in Holt
Nottingham Forest are considering testing crisis club Hearts' resolve with a fresh bid for midfielder Jason Holt.
Reds boss Billy Davies was at Tynecastle on Sunday to watch the 20-year-old help steer the club to a 1-0 win over fierce rivals Hibs in the Edinburgh derby.
SkySports.com - No fresh Forest bid for Holt
Nottingham Forest have not returned with a fresh bid for highly-rated Hearts midfielder Jason Holt.
Holt has been a target all summer for Forest who have had three bids rejected by Hearts administrators BDO, the last of which was £150,000 in July and was described by Jambos boss Gary Locke as "ridiculous".
Nottingham Post - Forest to pursue further targets, even once Wilson deal is completed
Nottingham Forest will work hard to make further additions, even once Kelvin Wilson has officially made his return to the City Ground.
Billy Davies has confirmed that the club are still looking to address 'one or two positions', as he looks to build a squad capable of challenging for a place in the Premier League.
Mail Online - Forest boss Davies moves in for Wolves' Sako
Wolves midfielder Bakary Sako is a £2million target for ambitious Nottingham Forest manager Billy Davies.
The League One side had expected Sako, 25, to join Fulham but a move to Martin Jol's side has faltered.
That has prompted Davies to step in for a player earning £25,000-a-week at Molineux.
Davies is willing to offer Dexter Blackstock as a part-exchange in any deal.
Herald Scotland - Lennon: Wilson probably played last game for Celtic
Neil Lennon admitted Kelvin Wilson has probably played his last game for Celtic after helping the Parkhead club into the Champions League play offs with a goalless draw against Elfsborg in Boras.
The Hoops go through 1-0 on aggregate but Wilson is likely to be back at Nottingham Forest before Friday's draw.
Daily Express - Wilson set for £2.5m Forest return
Kelvin Wilson is finally set to return to Nottingham Forest after Celtic accepted a £2.5m offer for the defender.
Nottingham Post - Kelvin Wilson will complete a £2.5m move to Nottingham Forest – after playing for Celtic tonight
Kelvin Wilson will play his final game for Celtic tonight, before completing a £2.5m move to Nottingham Forest.
Neil Lennon is planning to use the defender in their crucial Champions League qualifier in Sweden.
BBC Sport - Mjallby hopes Celtic retain Wilson
Celtic assistant manager Johan Mjallby admits Kelvin Wilson may be suffering from homesickness but is not resigned to losing the defender.
STV Sport - ‘Homesick’ Kelvin Wilson fit to play for Celtic against Elfsborg
Johann Mjallby has said that he expects Kelvin Wilson to be mentally prepared to play against Elfsborg despite Nottingham Forest’s attempts to sign him.
Nottingham Post - Kelvin Wilson travels with rest of Celtic squad for game in Sweden
Kelvin Wilson is flying to Sweden with the Celtic squad for their Champions League qualifying game against Elfsborg.
There had been speculation that the defender would miss the game, as Nottingham Forest step up their efforts to bring the 27-year-old back to the City Ground.
Nottingham Post - Forest face crucial 48 hours in their quest to sign Kelvin Wilson
Nottingham Forest are facing a crucial 48 hours in their quest to bring Kelvin Wilson back to the City Ground – and could yet complete a £2.5m deal by the weekend.
Celtic insisted that the 27-year-old missed their win over Ross County due to injury.
The Scotsman - Kelvin Wilson ‘wants to leave for Forest’
Celtic defender Kelvin Wilson has told Neil Lennon that he wants to leave the club, according to reports.
Daily Express - Kelvin Wilson ready to quit Celtic
Kelvin Wilson has told Neil Lennon that he wants to leave Celtic and seal a return to Nottingham Forest.
BBC Sport - Wilson not for sale, says LennonManager Neil Lennon insists that Celtic defender Kelvin Wilson is not for sale.
Celtic are struggling to retain Kelvin Wilson, with Nottingham Forest preparing to increase their offer to £2m for the defender who has failed to settle in Scotland.
Nottingham Post - QPR win race to sign Forest target Austin
QPR have won the race to sign Burnley hotshot Charlie Austin.
The newly relegated London club have agreed three-year contract with the highly rated striker, who had also been a target for Nottingham Forest over recent weeks.
SkySports.com - Lennon facing Wilson battle
Celtic boss Neil Lennon admits he has a battle on his hands to keep defender Kelvin Wilson, and has accused Nottingham Forest of trying to unsettle him.
Nottingham Post - Forest face Premier League opposition in race for striker Austin
Nottingham Forest could now face Premier League opposition in their fight to land wanted man Charlie Austin.
Both Crystal Palace and Stoke have been linked with the Burnley striker – with the Eagles in particular said to be keen on the 24-year-old.
Scottish Express - Neil Lennon fury as Forest bids unsettle Celtic defender Kelvin Wilson
Neil Lennon last night slammed Nottingham Forest and accused them of attempting to unsettle Kelvin Wilson ahead of Celtic’s crucial Champions League qualifier.
Daily Mail - Forest are unsettling Wilson, claims Lennon
Neil Lennon accused Nottingham Forest of trying to unsettle Celtic defender Kelvin Wilson. The Championship club have had a £1.5million bid for their former central defender rejected.
The Scotsman - Forest Kelvin Wilson bid causes Lennon alarm
Celtic manager Neil Lennon has expressed dismay at his Champions League preparations being disrupted by what he regards as a deliberate attempt to unsettle his key central defender, Kelvin Wilson.
Daily Express - Forest to close deals for Wilson and Austin
Nottingham Forest hope to complete deals for Celtic defender Kelvin Wilson and Burnley striker Charlie Austin this week.
Nottingham Post - Forest edge closer to bringing Kelvin Wilson back to the City Ground
Nottingham Forest are understood to have had an improved bid for Kelvin Wilson accepted, which could pave the way for his return to the City Ground.
Sources in Scotland say Celtic have reluctantly agreed a fee for the 27-year-old defender, who they do not want to see leave Glasgow.
Nottingham Post - Wilson close to making City Ground return
Nottingham Forest are close to completing a deal to bring Kelvin Wilson back to the City Ground.
The Reds are understood to have returned with an improved bid for the Celtic defender, after having their initial £1.5m offer rejected by the Scottish giants, and Wilson could be back for a second spell with the club within the next 48 hours.
Daily Star - Billy Davies told he is wasting his time on Leadbitter
Tony Mowbray has warned Nottingham Forest boss Billy Davies that he will be wasting his time tabling a THIRD bid for Middlesbrough’s Grant Leadbitter.
Nottingham Post - Egyptian wonder kid not joining Forest
Egyptian wonder kid Mahmoud Hassan Trezeguet will not be joining Nottingham Forest.
The Reds – and several other clubs across Europe – had been offered the chance to take the 18-year-old on loan, with a view to a permanent move.
But while his club, Al Ahly, were said to be willing to sell if the right offer was made, no club have come close to matching their asking price for the midfielder.
Sporting Life - Mackie hands in Rangers request
Nottingham Forest target Jamie Mackie has reportedly submitted a transfer request at QPR.
Nottingham Post - Forest have stepped up their efforts to sign four players
Nottingham Forest have stepped up their efforts to sign four players over the last 24 hours.
Algerian international winger Djamel Abdoun is understood to have arrived in the city last night with a view to agreeing the final details of his move from Olympiakos.
The Reds have yet to agree a fee with QPR over versatile Jamie Mackie, with the London club having rejected Forest's opening bid for the 27-year-old last night.
It is also understood that Forest have also made contact with Burnley over their free-scoring front-man Charlie Austin.
On top of that, Forest have not given up on their quest to bring Kelvin Wilson back to the City Ground.
Daily Mirror - Jamie Mackie set for £1.5m Forest move
QPR’s Scotland striker Jamie Mackie is ready to head for Billy Davies’s Nottingham Forest in a £1.5 million deal.
Mackie is available as Harry Redknapp tries to find new forwards - and Forest’s latest improved offer is set to be accepted.
Lancashire Telegraph - Forest step-up interest in Austin
Nottingham Forest are stepping up their interest in Charlie Austin, but Burnley are determined not to lose their 28-goal top scorer – not least to a Championship rival.
Nottingham Post - Forest table £1.5m Mackie deal
Nottingham Forest are understood to have stepped up their interest in striker Jamie Mackie – by tabling a £1.5m for the QPR man.
Zambia Daily Mail - Wigan pull out of Jacob’s chase
English championship side Wigan Athletic have pulled out of the race to sign FC Utrecht striker Jacob Mulenga leaving Bolton Wanderers and Nottingham Forest as favourites to capture the Zambia international.
Hull City are close to signing Nottingham Forest's Adlene Guedioura.
Nottingham Forest have bid £1.5m for Olympiakos winger Djamel Abdoun, with Southampton and Fulham also interested.
Nottingham Post - Reds may have to shell out 3m euros for Djamel Abdoun
Nottingham Forest may have to shell out 3m euros if they want to land Olympiakos winger Djamel Abdoun.
Reports in Greece suggest the Reds have upped their offer for the 27-year-old Algerian to 2m euros.
But they may now face unexpected opposition from Al-Gharafa, a Qatar-based club, who are willing to offer 3m euros for the player.
Nottingham Post - Forest could be ready to cash in on Guedioura
Adlene Guedioura is attracting attention from two Premier League clubs – and Nottingham Forest could ready to sell the Algerian international to bolster their summer transfer kitty.
Reds boss Billy Davies is in no rush to offload the popular midfielder, but remains hugely keen to sign Middlesbrough midfielder Grant Leadbitter, who he regards as being a potentially crucial piece of the club's blueprint for promotion.
Daily Mail - Forest launch £1.5m bid for QPR's Mackie
Nottingham Forest have launched a £1.5million bid for QPR striker Jamie Mackie, 27.
Daily Mail - Lennon tells Forest to up £1.5m bid if they want to sign defender Wilson
Celtic boss Neil Lennon has told Nottingham Forest that their £1.5million bid for Kelvin Wilson is nowhere near their valuation of the central defender.
SkySports.com - Lennon firm over defender
Celtic manager Neil Lennon admits it is unlikely the club will sanction the sale of defender Kelvin Wilson.
Daily Record - Celtic set to knock back £1.5m offer for Kelvin Wilson
Celtic are set to knock back Nottingham Forest’s £1.5million bid for Kelvin Wilson.
Forest made the offer on Friday night for the central defender but it is well short of Celtic’s valuation.
MailSport understands the Championship club will have to up it to £3m to land the 27-year-old who has two years of his contract still to run.
SkySports.com - Forest fancy Mansfield ace
Nottingham Forest are eyeing a move for Mansfield Town winger Sam Clucas, Sky Sports understands.
West London Sport - Forest boss keen on out-of-favour Mackie
Nottingham Forest are interested in signing Jamie Mackie from QPR.
Mackie’s first-team prospects are bleak under Harry Redknapp and look likely to remain so, with the Rangers boss chasing the likes of Gary Hooper, Andros Townsend and Charlie Austin.
Forest manager Billy Davies is also keen on Burnley striker Austin, 24, and Mackie is one of a number of other forwards on his radar.
Nottingham Post - Forest linked with Mackie move
Nottingham Forest have been linked with a move for QPR striker Jamie Mackie.
Nottingham Post - Forest edge closer to agreeing move for Trezeguet
Nottingham Forest are closing in on a deal to sign Egyptian wonder-kid Mahmoud Hassan 'Trezeguet' – and will complete the move if they can agree a fee with Al Ahly over the weekend.
The Reds want the 18-year-old on loan for a season with a view to a permanent move.
BBC Sport - Forest make bid for Celtic's Wilson
Nottingham Forest have bid £1.5m to re-sign Celtic defender Kelvin Wilson, reports BBC East Midlands Today.
Nottingham Post - Forest make £1.5m bid to bring Kelvin Wilson back to City Ground
Nottingham Forest have launched a bid to bring another old face back to the City Ground, in the form of Celtic defender Kelvin Wilson.
Nottingham Post - Forest poised to make fresh bid for Olympiakos winger – and have fourth Leadbitter offer rejected by Boro
Nottingham Forest are poised to make a fresh bid for Olympiakos winger Djamel Abdoun.
While they have also had a fourth offer for Grant Leadbitter rejected by Middlesbrough.
The Greek club have rejected an initial bid of 1.5m euros for the 27-year-old Algerian, Abdoun.
Ahram Online - Ahly’s youngster awaits loan offer from England’s Nottingham Forest
English second-tier club Nottingham Forest are seeking to sign Ahly’s Mahmoud Hassan “Trezeguet” on a season-long loan, the promising midfielder said on Friday.
StarAfrica.com - Trezeguet claims Forest bid
Egypt and Al Ahly youngster Mahmoud Hassan ‘Trezeguet’ has claimed English Championship side Nottingham Forest would table an official bid for him in the days ahead.
The young midfielder has been on the radar of several European clubs but is set to chose the second-tier English club.
Nottingham Post - Forest ready to up the ante again to land Wes Morgan
Nottingham Forest have not given up on their quest to sign Wes Morgan – and are preparing to make another, improved bid for the defender.
SkySports.com - Middlesbrough expect Grant Leadbitter to stay
Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray is convinced that Grant Leadbitter has no desire to leave the club.
The midfielder is reported to have been the subject of several offers from Championship rivals Nottingham Forest.
SkySports.com - Forest close on Hobbs loan
Sky Sports understands Nottingham Forest are closing in on the loan signing of Hull City defender Jack Hobbs.
BBC Sport - Forest poised to conclude Hobbs deal
Nottingham Forest are set to complete the signing of Hull City defender Jack Hobbs, reports BBC East Midlands Today.
Nottingham Post - Forest close in on defender Hobbs
Nottingham Forest are close to completing a deal to sign Hull defender Jack Hobbs on loan for the season.
The 24-year-old is understood to have agreed to the move, which is expected to be confirmed within the next 24 hours, barring any late issues.
Forest are also poised to join Stuttgart and Nice in the race to sign Egyptian wonder kid Mahmoud Hassan 'Trezeguet'.
SkySports.com - Gudmundsson attracting Championship interest
Sky Sports understands a number of English clubs are tracking AZ Alkmaar winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson.
Reports have suggested that the likes of Bolton Wanderers, Nottingham Forest and Wigan Athletic are all keeping tabs on Gudmundsson's situation with AZ.
Daily Mail - Wigan and Forest in pursuit of Mulenga
Wigan are battling Nottingham Forest for £1million FC Utrecht striker Jacob Mulenga.
The 29-year-old wants to make a name for himself in English football and would appear to have several options to consider as he contemplates a summer switch.
Daily Record - Hearts gamble and KO Forest bid for Jason Holt
Hearts were accused of playing financial poker with the club’s future last night by refusing to sell Jason Holt to Nottingham Forest.
The capital side knocked back an improved bid of £100,000 last week from the Championship side for the midfielder despite their ongoing cash crisis.
InsideFutbol.com - Southampton and Forest On Trail of Djamel Abdoun
Algerian winger Djamel Abdoun is being targeted by English sides Southampton and Nottingham Forest, as he looks to return for another stint in England.
SkySports.com - English interest mounts in Mulenga
Sky Sports understands that a number of English clubs have joined the chase for Utrecht striker Jacob Mulenga.
It is believed that thehave now been joined in the transfer hunt by Championship rivals Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic.Nottingham Forest
Daily Star - Sharp End For Saint Bill As Forest Leave Him Out Of Plans
Nottingham Forest will not be bringing Billy Sharp back to the City Ground.
BBC Sport - Foxes reject fresh Forest Morgan bid
Leicester City have rejected a second bid from Championship rivals Nottingham Forest for captain Wes Morgan, reports BBC East Midlands Today.
The Reds are believed to have offered about £1.5m to re-sign the defender they sold to the Foxes in January 2012.
SkySports.com - Second Holt bid turned down
Sky sources report that Hearts have rejected a second bid for midfielder Jason Holt from Nottingham Forest.
STV Sport - Hearts reject improved offer from Nottingham Forest for Jason Holt
Hearts have rejected an improved offer for midfielder Jason Holt.
Administrators BDO have told Forest that the offer is not enough for the highly-rated 20-year-old playmaker.
Nottingham Post - Forest suffer double-blow in transfer market
Nottingham Forest suffered a double blow in the transfer market, as they saw deals for two players stall in the space of 24 hours.
The Reds will have to significantly up the ante if they are to persuade Middlesbrough to sell Grant Leadbitter.
And it was not the only setback Forest suffered yesterday, with a move for Algerian international forward Rafik Djebbour also falling through.
SkySports.com - Forest in fresh Holt approach
Sky Sports understands Nottingham Forest have tabled a second bid for Hearts midfielder Jason Holt.
The Northern Echo - Boro keep saying 'no' to Forest over trio
Nottingham Forest have tried to sign three Middlesbrough players this summer and the latest of those, Grant Leadbitter, has no desire to leave the Riverside Stadium.
The Northern Echo understands Forest had already failed with attempts to prise both Rhys Williams and Mustapha Carayol away from the North-East before making three offers for Leadbitter in the past week or so.
BBC Sport - Forest pull out of Djebbour deal
Nottingham Forest have pulled out of a deal to sign Algeria international striker Rafik Djebbour from Olympiakos, reports BBC East Midlands Today.
BBC Sport - Forest to sign Djebbour
Nottingham Forest are poised to sign Algeria international striker Rafik Djebbour from Olympiakos, reports BBC East Midlands Today.
Nottingham Post - Middlesbrough reject Forest bid for Leadbitter
Middlesbrough are understood to have rejected Nottingham Forest’s bid for Grant Leadbitter – with boss Tony Mowbray reluctant to lose one of his most influential players.
Evening Gazette - Grant Leadbitter: Boro reject £800k Forest offer
Grant Leadbitter is not for sale. That’s the message coming out of Boro following Nottingham Forest’s recent bids to sign the 27-year-old midfielder.
The Gazette understands Forest initially made a £400,000 bid for Leadbitter, who joined Boro as a free agent last summer after signing a three-year deal.
They then followed up with another offer believed to be in the region of £800,000.
SkySports.com - Forest make bid for Leadbitter
Sky Sports understands Nottingham Forest have tabled a bid for Middlesbrough midfielder Grant Leadbitter.
Nottingham Post - Forest make ambitious bid to sign Grant Leadbitter
Nottingham Forest are understood to have made an ambitious bid for Middlesbrough's influential midfielder Grant Leadbitter.
While they are also trailing Olympiakos striker Rafik Djebbou