The Magpies travel to Carrow Road on Saturday knowing defeat is not an option.
Sheffield Wednesday are due to face Huddersfield Town at the weekend.
The Toffees might be in line for a cash injection this summer.
The former defender believes Mark Noble may yet get his chance to shine for the Three Lions despite being overlooked this month.
The Belgian midfielder has had his best season yet in a Spurs shirt.
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.