Date: 23rd May 2013 at 1:28pm
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Barnsley manager David Flitcroft has told the media that he has five priority signings for this summer.

One of those has been confirmed as Chris O`Grady but who are the others?

Lee Novak is one if the rumours are true.

Of the others, well Flicker has made no secret of his desire to bring back John Stones and Jacob Butterfield on loan. Are they in his five or are they bonus signings if he can get them?

If they are in the five then that leaves just one which is undoubtedly a centre half. Who will that be is anyone`s guess.

His five priority signings could grow if current out of contract players don`t sign. Steele and Cranie are the big worries for me as they would certainly take some replacing.

If all of the players re-sign and Flicker is able to bring in those five then I am confident that he could get that squad challenging towards in the top half of the table.

My worry however is that the longer it takes for players to sign their contracts the more chance there is of them moving on.