Date: 11th July 2019 at 7:37am
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Gianluca Vialli will always hold a special place in the hearts of fans. The legendary Italian was both a player and manager at Stamford Bridge during a five-year spell at the club.

On Tuesday, Vialli celebrated his 55th birthday, and after a tweet from the club’s official Twitter account, fans couldn’t wait to wish the Italian a happy birthday.


Vialli enjoyed a great five years at Stamford Bridge as both a manager and a player. Vialli made 73 appearances, scoring 34 goals as he won both the FA Cup and League Cup.

The 55-year-old enjoyed an even more successful spell as manager of Chelsea winning five major honours with the club across a three-year period.

Here is a selection of tweets from fans who alluded to the enormous success Vialli was at the club: