Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jermaine Jenas could be set for return to his first club Nottingham Forest, Press Association Sport understands.
Forest, where Jenas began his career and rose through the youth ranks to the first team, has revived talks about a loan move for the 29-year-old.
The Championship club may even have Jenas in its ranks in time for this weekend's clash against east midlands rival Derby County if a deal can be ironed out, with other clubs also interested in the one-time England international.
Forest is thought to be in the driving seat though, with the player himself particularly keen on a return to the club where he cut his teeth as a youngster after coming through the youth set-up under former Forest boss
Talks had been held over a loan move back in the northern summer but they fell through.
Jenas, who Forest sold to Newcastle United for £5 million ($7.8 million) as a teenager in 2002, was named in Tottenham's 25-man Premier League squad last month.
He has been a peripheral figure at White Hart Lane in recent years though, with fitness problems meaning he last started a match for Spurs in
A loan spell at Aston Villa was cut short last year after he suffered a season-ending Achilles injury.