A summer of re-building is due at the Welsh capital as Cardiff City produced another average season in the Championship – finishing in a disappointing 8th position.
Vincent Tan set out his realistic targets for Russell Slade at the start of season to guide the club to a top six finish.
A play-off challenge was mounted and maintained right up until the penultimate weekend, but it was a lack of away wins and a regular goal scorer that eventually cost them.
Inevitably, Russell Slade was relieved of his duties at the club, as the Bluebirds supporters were never truly convinced of his managerial abilities.
The new head coach Paul Trollope will have to get off to a good start next term in order to appease those fans questioning his appointment.
The former Wales coach will be familiar with his surroundings that will indicate what players he would like to keep and which ones he will push out of the exit door.
Football League World Writer, Ashley Williams identifies FOUR players that new boss Paul Trollope must sell for the club to move forward: