Harlee Dean knows that Brentford, all things considered, are punching above their weight in the Championship.
Aston Villa spent more last season than the Bees have done in their entire history but that did not prevent the Villans from finishing behind the west Londoners.
And there were some other failures on a larger budget such as QPR, Wolves and Nottingham Forest.
Brentford's gamechanger will be when they move into Lionel Road but, for the forseeable future, they will have to rely on their other methods to continue to shine in the Championship.
“For a club like Brentford with the fanbase, stadium and wage structure we're punching above our weight every year,” Dean said.
“We're overachieving but we know we're a good team and 10th, mid table, is where Brentford will be for the forseeable and it's good. It's not a bad thing.”
The Brentford captain made 42 league appearances and scored three goals. He will, however, miss the first game of next season after his red card against Blackburn.