Tricky Trees supporters are looking for a signal of ambition from their new owners.
Forest were giant killers in the last round against Arsenal and are fresh off their first win under new manager Aitor Karanka.
Barnsley have signed former Nottingham Forest defender Dani Pinillos from Cordoba.
Nottingham Forest reportedly want to appoint Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom as Mark Warburton’s successor.
Nottingham Forest had been linked with Edwin Gyasi before Mark Warburton’s sacking on Sunday.
Mark Warburton was dismissed as Nottingham Forest manager on Sunday amid faltering Championship form.
Mark Warburton was sacked by Nottingham Forest on Sunday after the Championship defeat to Sunderland.
Nottingham Forest are expected to be back in for Brondby goalkeeper Frederik Ronnow in January.
Harry Wilson is the Liverpool youngster that Nottingham Forest should be taking a serious look at.
Andreas Bouchalakis is poised to return to the Nottingham Forest lineup against Cardiff City.