Every LOV writer has been set the task of coming up with their summer shopping list, naming five players who they'd like to see play for the super whites.
Each writer is allowed one contract renewal, a League One player, a Championship veteran, a loanee from the Premier League, and a former Wanderers player picked up our BWFC time machine.
With Morais, Dervite, Clayton and Spearing still in limbo at time of writing, I'd have to go with Spearing, as he's the only one with a proven Championship record. The caveat would be Pratley leaving though. As with Gerrard and Lampard, a Spearing/Pratley midfield partnership just doesn't work. If Prats stays, then I'll go for Morais. Who knows, Phil Morris may pull off a second season surprise if given the chance.
League One Player:
Connor Ripley (Oldham Athletic). I'm not convinced that any of Amos, Howard or Alnwick can cut it in the Championship. I'd keep Alnwick as backup and have the EFL League One Goalie of the season between the sticks.
Time to cheat like a bastard. I'm going for ALF. Currently still contracted with Cardiff and at 30, now a veteran, I think this guy can still cut the Championship mustard. Plus I like him.
Not followed the Prem since we got relegated, so no fooking idea on this one. Saw in the BN this morning that Parky is after Man City's Bersant Celina. Sounds like a Zach Clough type of player, so bring it on.
BWFC yesterday's hero:
Debated over Speed and Anelka but it has to be Stu Holden for me. Prior to his Man U mugging, Holden was everything you wanted in a central midfielder. He could pass, tackle, motivate, lead by example, read the game well and had a seemingly unstoppable engine. Stu made the clueless Owen Coyle look a tactical genius. With Holden in the middle, Bolton would punch well above their level next season.