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Ince planning summer rebuild

Paul Ince admits he is looking to 'rebuild' Blackpool, but has identified a number of players he wishes to see stay.

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Paul Ince: Hoping to see key men pen new deals before dipping into the transfer

Paul Ince: Hoping to see key men pen new deals before dipping into the transfer

With the Seasiders having moved on to 55 points for the season, they would appear to have laid any lingering relegation fears to rest.

That means Ince can now turn his attention to the summer, with targets in the process of being drawn up and new deals set to be offered to those who will be out of contract.

Ince told the Blackpool Gazette: "I've had a couple of discussions. Not so much with the players - as if you talk to two or three players then the others will wonder why I've not spoken to them.

"But I've sat down with the chairman and spoken about what I'd like to do and when we intend to call the players in.

"Three of four weeks ago we couldn't have dreamt of talking about these things, but now we can, a little.

"It's going to be a rebuild, but it's not a major one. When I look at the core of the team, I'm very happy.

"It won't be a major operation on the team, but we want to move forward.

"There's at least four or five players I want to bring in. But I'm more than happy with what I've got here."

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ood lord that's got me unnecessarily excited. Damn you Storey. Cut to Liverpool being crushed under the wheels of Sparky's Stoke Machine and Firmino brought off the bench to no effect. It's the hope that kills you.

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o Schweini? Have to admit that I did a little sex wee when we signed him and I can't wait to see him in action!!!

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think he'll do quite well. My only reservation would be Kagawa, who had similar stats to Firmino in the bundesliga before he came, but time will tell.

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