Despite Forest’s struggles in the Championship this season which cost manager Mark Warburton his job at the City Ground, Worrall has continued to impress and has attracted the interest of clubs in the Premier League.
The Seagulls, who are looking to bolster their defensive options this month, are thought to have entered the race to sign the highly-rated 20-year-old, who shone in Forest’s 4-2 FA Cup win against Arsenal at the weekend.
Brighton will face competition for the £10m-rated defender, with Burnley also credited with an interest in the England Under-21 international.
Colchester will hand late fitness tests to Ryan Jackson and Brandon Comley prior to their clash with Yeovil.
Arsenal secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Europa League following their 3-1 defeat of AC Milan at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday.
Danny Welbeck scored twice against AC Milan to toast his England recall by sending Arsenal into the last eight of the Europa League.
Ipswich striker Joe Garner will not play again this season after it emerged he suffered a fractured skull against Sheffield United last week.