Meire was hired as Sheffield Wednesday's chief executive at the start of January.
Nottingham Forest are said to have had a 'polite conversation' with Peterborough United director of football Barry Fry.
Championship relegation battlers Birmingham City turned down Marcus Maddison, who is now on the radar of local rivals Aston Villa.
Aston Villa saw the damage Marcus Maddison could do first-hand, when they met Peterborough United in the FA Cup.
Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony’s reply to a suggestion about Marcus Maddison replacing Alex Pritchard at Norwich City makes it clear that Leeds United target is not for sale.
HITC Sport understands the Peterborough United striker could cost more than £7 million amid links to Leeds United, Hull City and others.
Should Leeds United make moves for Peterborough United duo Jack Marriott and Marcus Maddison in the January transfer window?
Leeds United and Hull City are said to be leading the chase to sign Marriott, who has scored 23 goals for Peterborough this season.
Nottingham Forest are on the hunt for a new manager, after parting company with Mark Warburton.
Birmingham City and Middlesbrough were both offered the chance to sign Marcus Maddison in the summer.