Tony Mowbray will want his Coventry side to come quickly out of the blocks this year with some early wins.
With pre-season set to start next week, there is work to be done to ensure that Coventry do not fall short of their targets again.
From the promise of promotion to praying for the season to end in a space of months, the Sky Blues somehow managed a self-imploding nosedive from top of the league to mid-table.
Mowbray knows that his cannot happen again so he needs to recruit the right players now so that he has the best possible squad available for the season.
With a limited budget, Coventry are likely to be restricted to loans and free transfers but with the right recruitment, who knows what they are capable of.
Despite Mowbray opting for a 5-3-2 at the end of last season, a 4-2-3-1 is a more effective way of getting the best out of his talented attacking players.
Here is how the Sky Blues could shape up for the opening match against Swindon……