Maurizio Sarri is looking to juggle things up in the return fixture of their Carabao Cup semi-final clash with Tottenham Hotspur.
Chelsea were narrowly beaten at Wembley 1-nil from a spot-kick delivered by Spurs captain Harry Kane.
Kane is set to miss the clash after going down with a terrible injury and Heung-Min Son is on international duty.
Blues will look to capitalise on their frontline deficiencies and hope a home advantage can see them through to the final of the Carabao Cup to face Pep Guardiola’s men.
City drubbed Burton Albion 9-0, and it is unlikely Albion can match that score line when the welcome the Premier League holders.
Higuain is set to join Chelsea this month after Blues successful wrapped up his transfer with Juventus.
And today at training, the Blues welcomed an important figure, not the Argentine however, but youth star Conor Gallagher.
The midfielder was spotted working with the rest of the first team players at Cobham today, suggesting Sarri could be looking to tinker things up a little bit and perhaps add a new ingredient in his style of play.
The clash with Spurs is a big challenge nonetheless, still the Italian may give the youngster his first taste of senior team football on Thursday night.