The Lilywhites started the season under the stewardship of Frankie McAvoy, before Ryan Lowe was tasked with improving the situation at the club, arriving from Plymouth Argyle.
Making a noticeable improvement since his December arrival, the 43-year-old now has his first full summer in charge at the Championship club to bolster the competition levels within the squad.
Creating a platform in which the Lancashire club can now build upon, Lowe will be targeting a further improvement, with sights likely to be set on challenging for a play-off spot.
In order to achieve that, Preston’s recruitment will be key during the next few months.
Here, we take a look at eight transfer scenarios that might play out at Deepdale over the next few months, now that the Championship season has come to an end…