Nottingham Forest have had a hugely disappointing first half of the campaign under boss Philippe Montanier.
With a takeover from a US consortium led by John Jay Moores imminent, Forest fans will be hoping that better times are around the corner for the club.
Sitting in a torrid 20th place, just two points away from the relegation zone, the Forest squad have simply not done well enough this season.
Too many players have not given enough to the cause and whether Montanier is in charge or not after the takeover, whoever is at the helm could be tempted to send a few of these players out on loan.
One positive this season has been the club’s use of the academy and the youngsters they have coming through into the first team and January could be the perfect time to send some out on loan to develop their game further.
So here are two Nottingham Forest players that simply must be loaned out this month…