City boss Nigel Pearson has targeted Morgan to bolster his defence with Sol Bamba currently on international duty with the Ivory Coast and Sean St Ledger on the transfer list.
Forest have rebuffed the initial approach but will be braced for another offer with Morgan out of contract in the summer.
It is believed a bid of around £800,000 will be enough to land the 27-year-old centre-half.
City Ground manager Steve Cotterill has also been told he must sell players before he can add to his squad while the transfer window is open.
Olympique Lyonnais winger Memphis Depay is confident that he can become one of the world's top players as long as he improves his consistency.
Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri has heaped praise on the club's fans after receiving the Premio Maestrelli award for the best coach in Europe this season.
Southampton defender Ryan Bertrand backs newly appointed manager Mark Hughes as the right man to ensure the Saints avoid relegation from the English Premier League.
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo took the opportunity to slam his critics as he is named best Portuguese player of 2017 on Monday.