Reading boss Steve Coppell won't waver from his blueprint of what he wants in a new signing.
Enemies within, the fringe first-teamers, could pose the greatest danger.
"Sooner or later, there are going to be players thinking: 'S***. I played 30 games last year but I'm not playing now'. Their next step is to look for a move and, yes, that could unsettle us, definitely."