Nottingham Forest are back in the Premier League and the squad could soon look very different.
Steve Cooper will hope to see plenty of new arrivals but others will almost certainly be moved on.
Meanwhile, there could be some players who will spend the season out on loan.
With that in mind, we’re going to look at every member of the Reds squad contracted beyond this summer and predict what will happen to them.
Ethan Horvath – Keep
Forest could do without spending good money on another goalkeeper and the American is capable.
Joe Worrall – Keep
If Lewis Grabban goes, expect the Nottingham-born defender to captain the team in the Premier League next season.
Loic Mbe Soh – Loan
After 18 months without playing regular games, the former FIFA Golden Boy nominee could benefit from a temporary spell away.
Jack Colback – Keep
His Premier League expertise could prove vital and he can also play in a number of positions.
Jordan Smith – Loan
In truth, he’s likely to be kept on as the third choice but if the chance to play football comes around he should take it.
Richie Laryea – Keep
With Djed Spence unlikely to return a chance could be forthcoming for the Canada international.
Sam Surridge – Keep
A youngster with bags of potential and his finishing skills should see him earn a chance in the top flight.
Alex Mighten – Loan
The player could benefit from heading out on loan during 2022/23. Several Championship clubs will almost certainly be keen.
Cafu – Sell
A really loyal player over the last 12 months and he’s been great in the dressing room. Sadly, it’s unlikely he will have the required quality for the Premier League and at 28 he will want to play.
Xande Silva – Sell
Another player that Cooper will surely be looking to offload. He hardly featured last season and it’s unlikely he will in the Premier League.
Brennan Johnson – Keep
The boy wonder will not only stay but the club will try and get him signed up to a new contract too. Johnson will become a superstar in the future, according to Wales boss Rob Page.
Braian Ojeda – Loan
A player who clearly has talent but again, it would be a huge risk to unleash him on the Premier League next season.
Ryan Yates – Keep
He’s only recently penned a long-term extension and he won’t be going anywhere.
Joe Lolley – Keep
Will probably be kept around for squad depth purposes. A few attacking additions could see Cooper change his mind though.
Jonathan Panzo – Keep
Looked good in his one outing away at Hull and he could provide competition for the defensive unit.
Scott McKenna – Keep
Arguably the club’s Player of the Season during 2021/22. He will be instrumental to Forest’s fortunes next season.
Steve Cook – Keep
Has made 168 appearances in the Premier League during his career and that experience will earn him a chance to be around the place next season.
Brice Samba – Keep
Has rejected a contract but if a deal can be struck he deserves a crack at the Premier League.
Dale Taylor – Keep
Will likely be an asset for the under-23s next season.
Julian Larsson – Loan
Scored goals galore for Andy Reid’s team last season and needs first-team football somewhere next.
Oliver Hammond – Keep
Probably needs to keep honing his skills at the under-23 level.
Ateef Konate – Loan
After making his first-team debut in January he must continue playing men’s football for his development.
Fin Back – Loan
Won’t be close to the Premier League 25-man squad and a loan would be ideal for him to develop.
Riley Harbottle – Loan
Another who would certainly benefit from a temporary stint away from the City Ground.
Nuno Da Costa – Sell
Has never looked good enough to play English football.
Tyrese Fornah – Keep
A few additions in midfield could see Forest change tact on this one but for now, he’ll probably be kept around.
Lyle Taylor – Sell
If a club comes in with an offer for the striker it’d be unfair to stand in his way. Deserves to play and he’s still a threat at Championship level.
Mohamed Drager – Sell
Failed to make a single appearance for the Reds and he will almost certainly be sold this summer.