Britt Assombalonga fired in a hat-trick as Nottingham Forest beat Fulham 5-3 at the City Ground to return to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table.
Chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi has vowed to strengthen Nottingham Forest year on year, with loan arrivals possible.
Sky Sports understands a number of clubs are keeping tabs on Crystal Palace defender Jack Hunt's progress at Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Forest have lost captain Chris Cohen to injury ahead of the visit of lowly Fulham on Wednesday night.
Nottingham has been chosen as City of Football to spearhead the revival of the game from the grassroots level.
Bolton Wanderers manager Dougie Freedman is to continue exploring the possibility of taking Greg Halford on loan from Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Forest boss Stuart Pearce admitted a point was a fair reflection after his side battled to a 1-1 draw against fierce rivals Derby County.
Ryan Shotton rescued a point for Derby County as they battled out a feisty 1-1 draw with Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.