Paul Cook was scouring the market to boost his squad ahead of today’s transfer deadline.
Cook didn’t want to talk about the possibility of bringing Rommy Boco back to the Crown Ground as the utilty player is still under contract at Sligo.
But he said he was speaking to a lot of people about adding to his squad today.
"We won’t make any signings for the sake of it," insisted the Reds boss, with Boco watching the Reds’ defeat to Exeter on Saturday.
"We won’t sign a goalkeeper just so we have another one, we will only sign one who is the best one for us. We won’t waste money and that goes for all positions."
Whether or not he adds to his squad, Cook has been been instilling positive vibes in the Stanley camp as, after two opening League Two wins, they need to bounce back following a 3-0 loss to the Grecians.
"It has been a long week and we have got to pick ourselves up quickly," he said. "Games come thick and fast so you never have too long to be happy when you win or miserable when you lose.
"Every game is a different challenge and we have got to be ready for the next one – in this case at Cheltenham tomorrow.
"We didn’t do a lot wrong against Exeter but just after half-time we had a perfectly good goal disallowed for off-side and then Toto Nsiala made an error and from 1-0 down, it should have been 1-1, but instead it was 2-0 and our heads dropped.
"I also made a mistake against Exeter. I should have brought James Gray on the pitch and I hold my hands up on that one.
"But that’s the way it is. In our three games so far, we could have won them all, drawn them all or lost them all. It’s fine margins sometimes."
Still, he has been buoyed by six points out of nine, although he is still searching for his best starting XI.
"It was a tremendous start to the season – we have had one defeat and we are a bit down but we have got to bounce back and move on back up the league.
"We know what we have to do – we have to cut out the individual errors and we need to put quality crosses into the box.
"We are not being clever with our team selection, changing things, but they are young lads who had three tough games in a week – something they might never have done before – and you need to rest them, they need help and encouragement.
"The players are fighting to get in the team at the moment and they have got to show us that they want to play.
"You only have to look at Will Hatfield – everything about him, his attitude and how he conducts himself on and off the pitch says he wants to play, and that’s the type of player I want here."
The Crown Ground crowd was just over 1,000 on Saturday and Cook admitted that is a cause for concern.
"The attendance was disappointing but that’s out of our hands to an extent. As a management team, our job is to put a team out to win – there will be highs and lows but there won’t be many nil-nils at home this season and it will be entertaining.
"The main problem is the attendances will have a knock-on effect with the players we can bring to the club."
Cook, though, is just concentrating on tomorrow when he links up with a good friend in Cheltenham boss Mark Yates.
"Mark is a fantastic manager. I have known him a long time," said the Reds boss of his fellow ex-Claret. "I’m surprised no one has snapped him up yet – and that’s no disrespect to Cheltenham but he’s a young up-and-coming manager, he’s done really well and I’d expect him to be linked with jobs in higher divisions.
"I hope Mark gets a job before tomorrow and takes seven of his players with him! But I have a great respect for him and the model he has at Cheltenham is one we are trying to do here."
Then comes a Johnstone’s Paint Trophy first-round tie at home to Morecambe on Tuesday. Cook was honest, adding: "Money is vital for us so our priorities are a good run in the FA¿Cup and also it’s vital we preserve our league status and hopefully be pushing for promotion.
"Then comes the JP Trophy but we will be approaching the game in the correct manner.
"Even if we do play some fringe players, it won’t weaken our team as players like James Gray feel they should be playing in the first team and therefore will be going out to show that."
Stanley will hope Nsiala has overcome an ankle injury.