Gary Rowett will already be making transfer plans in his new role as Stoke City boss as he looks to build a squad that can challenge for promotion.
The former Derby manager took over at the bet365 stadium last week and is sure to have a busy summer with the Potters set to lose several key stars.
Whilst keeping the likes of Jack Butland, Joe Allen and Xherdan Shaqiri looks a tall order, Rowett will be given serious financial backing to ensure Stoke’s stay outside the top-flight is a short one.
But, he will have to use that money wisely as we’ve seen in the past that having the biggest budget doesn’t always equate to success in the second tier.
Here we look at three signings Stoke should look to complete in the coming weeks…