Many Chelsea fans on Twitter are calling for the club to make a major announcement on the birthday of one of the greatest players to ever turn out Stamford Bridge. Gianfranco Zola is celebrating his birthday today (Thursday, July 5th), and his former club have seen fit to celebrate the news on their official Twitter account.
Happy birthday to the great Gianfranco Zola! pic.twitter.com/KgIl9Wr7aN
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) July 5, 2018
Zola, of course, has gone down in the lore of Chelsea for his incredible performances during a great spell in London. The former forward became one of the most popular players ever at Chelsea, and that reputation has earned him a legendary status today.
Lots of Chelsea fans, though, aren’t too concerned about what he did for the club during his playing days, though, it seems. Instead, they’re focusing on the future. Zola, of course, has been linked with having a potential role at Chelsea this summer, with the Italian apparently an option to be Maurizio Sarri’s assistant at Stamford Bridge if the Italian moves to Stamford Bridge.
His managerial career hasn’t been great, it must be said, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t wanted at the club. Indeed, to the contrary, Chelsea fans are desperate for him to return to Chelsea in a coaching capacity – and fans are pleading for exactly that to happen this summer.
Take a look at what they’ve had to say below…
Give the man the best gift – sign him!!!
— Harsh (@HarshBiyani_) July 5, 2018
Announce him today
— Prince Quarzy (@starbouy_quarzy) July 5, 2018
Happy birthday Great Zola!!!Good luck for being the assistant manager alongside sarri…I wish you success
— Yahya (@noracism77) July 5, 2018
Hbd to the incoming Chelsea assistant manager
— Abdulrahman A. Ahmed (@Awesomate007) July 5, 2018
Please be our assistant manager you are a great player and will help Chelsea a lot.
— Rez112 (@Rez1124) July 5, 2018
Would be great to see him assisting sarri . Happybirthday Zola!
— Nana Mensah (@nanamensah831) July 5, 2018
— ♚Olawale CFC™ (@iam_waley) July 5, 2018
Give him the best birthday gift by announcing Sarri and Zola has one of his backroom staff or Assistant manager
— Versatile Onochie-Obayuwana (@RealVersatile) July 5, 2018
Announce him as assistant manager on his Birthday
— Niranjan Kokaje (@NiranjanKokaje) July 5, 2018
— Ace (@Hazardovin) July 5, 2018
GIVE HIM A JOB FOR HOS BDAY PRESENT
— ClinicalColkett (@Brad_Clapham) July 5, 2018
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND NOW ANNOUNCE SAARI
— K (@KD_CFC) July 5, 2018
Chelsea fans – thoughts?
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