The takeover at Nottingham Forest edges closer everyday with a US consortium led by John Jay Moores close to securing a deal with current owner Fawaz Al Hasawi.
Forest fans will be hopeful that the takeover can be finalised before the January transfer window to allow current boss Philippe Montanier the chance to make any necessary signings.
The Reds have been in superb form recently winning their last three games which have included a big 5-2 win away at Barnsley, as well as securing all three points against top of the table Newcastle United.
After a disappointing start to the campaign, Philippe Montanier has turned things around, giving him an excellent chance of keeping his job when the new owners take control at the City Ground.
Keeping players fit, signing a few up with new contracts and some signings in January would give the East Midlands club a big chance of pushing for the top six this season.
So here are 3 deals that Montanier must ask the owners to secure in January…