Nottingham Forest finished in a lowly 16th placed finish during the 2015/16 campaign and an improvement will be necessary during next season for the new manager who walks through the City Ground door.
One of the major reasons for the Reds’ lack of any real form last season was their inability to score goals and their tally of 43 was the third lowest in the entire division.
Britt Assombalonga was missing for the majority of last season and his return to full fitness will be like a new signing for the Reds next season.
It would be unfair for Forest to rely solely on the ex-Peterborough United striker to shoulder the burden of scoring goals on his own and the summer months are likely to see strikers recruited by the Reds.
Football League World writer Lee Clarke takes a look at three pacey strikers who Forest could look to sign during the summer: