Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney are on track for the League Two points record! Wrexham 2023-24 season preview

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Love them or loathe them, it's going to be impossible to ignore Wrexham's first season back in the Football League since 2008. Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney have transformed the fallen giants beyond recognition over the past two-and-a-half years and, following their record-breaking promotion from the National League, they are finally mixing it with the big boys again.

However, this isn't going to be a season of consolidation. Reynolds and McElhenney have never been ones to temper expectation when it comes to their football club and all of the noises coming out of the SToK Racecourse suggests that the Dragons believe they can go up again.

To get the players sharp for the task ahead, Phil Parkinson's charges were whisked off on a pre-season tour of the United States, where they basked in their new-found fame stateside as well as playing friendlies against the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United.

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It's not been a perfect summer, though. During that United clash, star man Paul Mullin was unintentionally clattered by Nathan Bishop, leaving him with a punctured lung. The unpleasant injury means Mullin will miss the opening part of Wrexham's season - which is a real blow. They've also struggled, or opted against, strengthening in the transfer market.

So, where does all this leave the Dragons heading into the 2023-24 campaign? GOAL takes an in-depth look at their prospects...