AFC Fylde manager Dave Challinor has already started window shopping regardless of which division his side are in next season.
The Coasters head into the final game of the season at Wrexham tomorrow knowing a positive result will keep their dream of back-to-back promotions alive.
However, Challinor says a summer of hard work lies ahead whether the club climbs into the Football League at the first attempt or not.
Challinor said: “I think learning and correcting things becomes the important bit. Regardless of what happens, our recruitment is going to be massive.
“Whenever the season may finish, that is when the hard work starts to get a squad together, whether it is retaining players we have currently or getting the new ones in.
“Everyone is fighting for the same players and it does become tough, but I’m really positive and confident with where we are at. We know what we need to improve and learn from.
“We can still have a positive outcome and hopefully our season has a couple of weeks left in it.
“But regardless, plans are in place looking forward to next season. The hard work has already started but will continue over the summer.”