Lee Johnson has done a fantastic job since taking over at Bristol City.
After steering the club comfortably safe of the drop zone last year, he will look to invest this summer and mount a play-off challenge.
Bristol City have never played in the Premier League and have not been in the top flight since the 1979/80 season.
The past 35 years have seen some dark days for City fans as they have seen their club nip up and down between the second and fourth tier of the English football system.
But with Johnson comes a newfound sense of optimism and hope that they can compete at the top of the Championship rather than the bottom, with the ultimate aim of attaining promotion to the Premier League.
Bristol City already have the making of a good side with a hardworking, tight-knit core. With the owners willing to invest, there could be a good mixture of youth and experience next season.
Here is an XI who would surely be firing Bristol City towards the play-off spots……