The former Villa striker believes club captain Gabriel Agbonlahor and defenders Micah Richards and Joleon Lescott must be amongst the first exits.
The Forest boss previously worked at Brentford.
Dimitri Payet has played 30 times for West Ham United so far this season.
Sunderland scouts have been watching the Austrian international team recently.
The Whites' striker has been handed the punishment for an incident involving Fulham's Fernando Amorebieta in February.
The La Liga club recently parted company with boss Gary Neville, but Quique Sanchez Flores has ruled out a return to his former club.
The Tottenham Hotspur attacker has been side-lined for much of the campaign.
Liverpool could be desperate to get Balotelli off their books in the summer.
The Sunderland midfielder will not play again this season.
It is thought that sacked Swansea City manager Garry Monk would have no qualms over taking on the huge task at Villa Park.
Tottenham Hotspur beat West Bromwich Albion 4-0 at White Hart Lane this afternoon.
The prolific striker can't stop scoring in League Two and Leeds United are reportedly ready to give him a chance at a higher level.
Steve Bruce has admitted that Ross McCormack is struggling at Aston Villa.
Mark Warburton took Rangers to Germany but suffered a heavy loss.
Everton are reportedly ready to part company with Tyias Browning in the January transfer window.
West Bromwich Albion missed out on the Frenchman, so have now switch their attention to Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore.
The Tottenham Hotspur teenager is closing in on a return.
Sam Byram impressed for West Ham United against Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.
The young centre-back is yet to feature on a regular basis for Manchester City and Celtic could take advantage.
Middlesbrough forward Jordan Rhodes needs to kick start his career and where better than an Aston Villa side in need of a poacher?
Deutsche Bank’s Michael Schoell, a senior trader of distressed debt, has left to join hedge-fund firm King Street Capital Management, people familiar with the move said.
State Street agreed to buy General Electric’s asset management unit for as much as $485m in cash to expand alternative investments such as private equity and real estate.
Standard Chartered is closing its office in Geneva, the global center of the commodity-trading industry, in Chief Executive Officer Bill Winters’s latest move to slash the lender’s exposure to the oil, gas and agricultural industries.