The Portuguese left Forest this week, apparently due to a struggle to work with Fawaz Al-Hasawi.
With Steve McClaren making a dramatic U-turn to rejoin Derby County, we take a look at which other managers have returned to their former clubs.
West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis will meet with new owner Guochuan Lai this weekend.
Kemar Roofe has only started two Championship matches for Leeds United to date.
Crystal Palace boss Alan tried to sign James Tomkins from West Ham United while he was Newcastle United manager.
Chelsea host Leicester City at Stamford Bridge in Saturday's early kick-off.
Tottenham are taking on West Brom in the Premier League this weekend.
Makaay played with Fer at Feyenoord and has kept a close eye on his dutch team-mate since he joined the Swans.
The clash known as the Severnside derby takes place on Friday evening with tensions set to run high in the Welsh capital.
An American consortium is close to buying an 80 per cent stake in Nottingham Forest, according to reports.
The Toffees have had to dig into their pockets to pay-off their former boss.
For the third time in four days, the breakaway group had the final word. However, whereas in Kendal and Knutsford there was no doubt that an escapee would win, here nails were bitten until the very last metre, with Jack Bauer of New Zealand snatching victory even as Caleb Ewan of Australia led the peloton on to the heels of the third rider across the line, Erick Rowsell of the British team Madison-Genesis.
If a set of tennis can be described as flawless, that which Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares inflicted on Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in the first 41 minutes of their semi-final win on day 11 of the 2016 US Open is surely a candidate.