Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Clayton is said to be on Aitor Karanka's wishlist at Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Forest have been linked with Adam Clayton of Middlesbrough in the January transfer window.
The Spaniard secured his first win as Nottingham Forest boss against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.
Former Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka is said to have been eyeing reunions with the pair at Nottingham Forest.
Aston Villa are one of many Championship clubs keen on Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Clayton but Nottingham Forest might have set the bar too high.
Nottingham Forest have made the first move to sign Middlesbrough midfielder Adam Clayton, although Leeds are one of a number of Championship rivals linked.
Aitor Karanka wants to reunite with his former Middlesbrough star Adam Clayton at Nottingham Forest, but Championship rivals Aston Villa are keen, too.
Aitor Karanka wants a reunion with Middlesbrough duo Adam Clayton and Grant Leadbitter at his new Championship employers Nottingham Forest.
The former Middlesbrough boss joined Nottingham Forest a week ago.
Nottingham Forest and Leeds United are just two of the Championship teams keen to take Adam Clayton away from Tony Pulis's Middlesbrough this January.