Forest - and rivals Derby County - have been linked with the 19-year-old, while a return to Birmingham City has also been mooted.
With the club in dire straits at present, the Reds need everyone firing on all cylinders - including some of their indifferent summer signings.
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The Serie A side have been tipped to make a move for Pajtim Kasami and now his teammate is reportedly on their radar too.
Nottingham Forest went on to lose the game 2-1 and are dangerously close to the bottom three.
Nottingham Forest have lost three of their last four Championship games.
The Finnish defender was sent off against Cardiff.
Matty Cash and Thomas Lam limped out of proceedings whilst Britt Assombalonga was absent.
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The Finnish defender scored the winner at the City Ground against Wigan on Saturday