"We've kept everybody that we have wanted to retain from last season's squad," he said.
"Now it's about looking at specific positions, particularly the spine of the team.
"We are also looking at signing a left-sider so we are talking to people and seeing if they want to come here.
"As I've always said I want people who want to play for this club and I don't want to be negotiating for £50 here or £100 there.
"I want a player who has a passion and a desire to play for Notts County.