Nottingham Forest were trying to lure Chelsea's Jake Clarke-Salter to the City Ground before Championship rivals Sunderland swooped in.
Everton-owned midfielder Kieran Dowell featured for Nottingham Forest against Sheffield United in the Championship on Saturday.
Nottingham Forest and Sheffield United drew 0-0 at Bramall Lane yesterday.
Chelsea-owned Jamal Blackman played well for Sheffield United against Nottingham Forest in the Championship.
Newcastle United-owned Jack Colback featured for Nottingham Forest against Sheffield United on Saturday.
Nottingham Forest signed Barrie McKay from Scottish Premiership giants Rangers last summer for just £500k - is it clear now why he was so cheap?
Nottingham Forest have taken Jack Colback on loan from Newcastle United until the end of the season.
Championship side Nottingham Forest would surely love to make Jack Colback's loan move from Newcastle United permanent.
Aitor Karanka has become a popular figure among Nottingham Forest supporters.
Nottingham Forest loan star Lee Tomlin has been in superb form.