The 2016/17 season is one most Gillingham supporters will want to put behind them, especially as their League One status had to go down to the wire on the final day and relied on other results to go in their favour.
Head Coach Ady Pennock was given the duty to drift the Kent-based outfit away from a relegation scrap, which he failed to do, but his managerial future at Priestfield remains uncertain following a heart breaking interview, he conducted following the final game against Northampton Town.
One thing is for sure, that there will be wholesale changes amongst the first-team this summer with almost half of the squad out-of-contract, and some big decisions need to be made in what will be a hectic summer in Medway.
A top-six push should be the aim once again for the Gills which means some serious names will need to be brought in, but they should also be reliant on the current crop in the squad.
Here are THREE Gillingham youngsters who could help push them up the table next season…..