He said: "It's a tough start but the journey begins again and it promises to be interesting.
"We're looking to build an exciting squad to meet the challenges to come - and I'm confident we will do that.
"As a club, we are exploring a number of buys and have spoke to a number of players and agents.
"There's a real sense of excitement now and I hope the fans will get behind us and back us through the turnstiles. There's plenty to look forward to."