Last Updated: Mon, 17 Jun 2013 14:04
Fulham midfielder Steve Sidwell feels the club must bring in new faces in the summer if they are to progress.
The Cottagers finished 12th after a disappointing end to the season last time out, and Sidwell admits his side were guilty of inconsistency over the course of the campaign.
"People would probably describe our season as a rollercoaster. We had some ups and downs and we didn't finish as high as we would have liked but there were still positives to be taken," he told the club's official website.
"On our day we are a very good side, perhaps we just struggled for a bit of consistency at times. We played well in patches and, at the same time, know that we could have played better in other parts of the season."
Boss Martin Jol has already been busy in the transfer market and managed to capture long-term target Maarten Stekelenburg from Italian side Roma earlier this month.
The Cottagers have also signed Derek Boateng and Fernando Amorebieta, and Sidwell hopes the club continues to strengthen before pre-season gets underway.
He added: "It's important to get those new players in early and get the squad nice and settled ahead of the new campaign.
"I'm looking forward to seeing who else comes in, as last summer we saw the arrival of some very good players."
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