“When Gareth Bale first went to Real Madrid, everyone said, ‘Wow, how do we replace him?’ And we went out and spent some good money, some not so good money.
“But we became a better club and a better team off the back of that and that’s what you have to hope for again.
“There’s no reason why not, there’s still loads of talent within the squad and I would love for Nuno to bring Jimenez in.
“He’s a different class. Oh, my God, what a player. He had that horrific injury but managers usually bring in a player or two from their old club so, fingers crossed, there’s an opportunity for that to happen.”