The go to of Crystal Palace on Sunday would be the Blues’ first recreation since their former player-manager handed away final week from pancreatic most cancers.
A minute’s applause can be held earlier than the match with 15 former Chelsea stars who performed with Vialli becoming a member of the 2 groups on the pitch, sporting ‘No9 Vialli’ shirts.
Followers have additionally deliberate tributes in each the Matthew Harding Stand and Shed Finish.
Vialli gained the FA Cup, League Cup and Cup Winners’ Cup whereas ending his prestigious taking part in profession at Chelsea, the latter two coming after he was appointed player-manager on the age of 33 in 1998.
After hanging up his boots, he guided the membership to a different FA Cup trophy from the dugout.
Family members, supporters and former teammates attended a memorial service in Vialli’s hometown of Cremona on Monday forward of his funeral in London later this week.
Former Chelsea captain John Terry has been amongst these paying tribute to the Italian since his dying, writing on Instagram: “You will forever be remembered and I will always be so grateful for believing in me and giving me my debut. In the FA Cup final in 2000 you put Jody Morris, Jon Harley, Carlo Cudicini and myself on the bench and told us we were the future of Chelsea.
“When you arrived at Chelsea you had so much time for the young players, the discussions we used to have I will always treasure and remember.”