Chelsea fans praying for changes in the Transfer Tavern today have had their spirits lifting, as exiting reports sparked them into life and drew the into lengthy discussions in the smoking area.
The Blues have endured a difficult campaign so far as they sit in the bottom-half of the Premier League table and way behind the running for the Champions League spots, which ultimately cost Jose Mourinho his job.
Chelsea are being led by interim boss Guus Hiddink until the end of the season but highly-rated Simeone is their top target for the summer, although it remains to be seen whether he will accept a departure from the Spanish capital.
Higuain could tempt him to Stamford Bridge though, with the highly-rated South American forward netting 20 goals already this season.
Our landlord believes that Higuain would be a stellar addition to Chelsea’s strike force and believes Simeone is the man to get the Blues back to the top of English football.
Chelsea fans, how desperate are you to land Diego Simeone? Let us know in the comments below!