Andre Moritz is the name in the frame, the attack-minded former Bolton Wanderers and Crystal Palace midfielder currently plying his trade in Thailand.
The 29-year-old has played under Freedman for both of his English clubs and a short-term contract is on the table according to the Nottingham Post on Monday.
Jamie Ward was the latest attacking player to suffer an injury when he was taken off against Bristol City at the weekend.
Could Lithuanian wideman Deimantas Petravicius also be an outside bet to feature against Ipswich Town at the weekend?
Although a loan spell at struggling League Two side Stevenage did not offer much of an opportunity for the player to shine, he was on the mark for Forest Under-21's in defeat at Bolton Wanderers on Monday evening.