ELLIOT LEE knows from experience that Wrexham will find it much tougher in League One but the playmaker says it is a challenge that all the players are relishing.

Phil Parkinson's men finished runners-up in League Two this term to make it back-to-back promotions for the first time in the club's history.

The success story began with Wrexham clinching the National League title following a record-breaking 2022-23 campaign and the Reds will be competing two divisions higher when the new League One season kicks off in August.

It has been a meteoric rise under Hollywood owners Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney, with Lee and his team-mates coming up against the likes of Birmingham City, Huddersfield Town, Reading and Charlton Athletic - one of the midfielder's former clubs - next term.

Lee, no stranger to winning back-to-back promotions having achieved the feat with Luton Town who he helped climb from League Two to the Championship, is back in the third tier and although he knows it won't be easy continuing the success story at The Racecourse, the 29-year-old says the players will give it their best shot.

"We know the ambition of the club and we know the club is only going one way," said Lee, who featured in every  league in 2023-24 and was voted Players' Player of the Season after scoring 16 goals.

"It will be another hard season next year but that is why we are here, we want to test ourselves against better players and better teams.  

"We have come so far from being in National League a year ago to now playing against some teams massive teams in League One next season. 

"It is a challenge we are all looking forward to, we will go with it and see where it takes us.

"We are all really confident already. We will enjoy our summer, hit League One and give it our best shot like we did this year."