As starts go, Ipswich Town endured an extremely fruitful result in their opener against Barnsley on Saturday, beating the Tykes 4-2 at Portman Road.
Mick McCarthy will have been delighted to see new signing Grant Ward grab a hat-trick on his debut, even though he only came on as a substitute.
And following the game, some have tipped Ipswich to be the surprise package of the season. After all, they’ve been knocking on the door for the past couple of seasons and you always get the feeling with a McCarthy team that they will compete until the end.
But in any Championship campaign experience is key- both on the pitch and off it. And with the Tractor Boys making such a good start, they only seem a couple of additions away from having a squad that can really challenge this season.
There are still a few weeks available in the transfer window so with that in mind, here’s THREE experienced players Ipswich should sign this summer…