Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has failed to win any of his first six matches in charge at Loftus Road, and he wants to add further quality to his squad.
The R’s have money to spend in January, and the board are reportedly willing to sanction deals to allow Hasselbaink to bring in his top targets.
Lansbury has been a key figure for Forest this season, but QPR feel he would add a lot of quality to their midfield ranks.
El Khayati, meanwhile, was one of Hasselbaink’s main players at his previous club, Burton Albion, and the Dutchman is keen for a reunion with the Egyptian forward.
The arrival of Morrison would arguably be the one to capture the QPR supporters’ imagination the most, though.
The England youth international’s career has stalled recently, but he had a brilliant loan spell with the R’s early in his career and remains a fine talent.
QPR have badly underperformed this season, and they are currently in 16th place in the Championship table