Brentford ended the season just six points short of the play-off places, finishing ninth in the Championship table.
Scoring 62 goals during the campaign, one of the highest of the teams around them, and conceding just 52, it makes for some encouraging reading for the Bees’ fans.
As Dean Smith leads his side into the new season, they will still need to add players to their already decent squad, if they are to improve on their league finish from last season.
Looking strong going forward, and relatively tight at the back, attention turns to the middle of the park.
Dean Smith will be looking to sure things up in the middle, add competition for places, and bolster his midfield going into next year’s campaign.
Here are five midfielders that need to be on Brentford’s radar going into the summer transfer window.