Chelsea and Juventus legend Gianluca Vialli Chelsea worsens


The former Chelsea player and Gianluca Vialli Chelsea were re-diagnosed with the disease in 2021.

The 58-year-old strolled down from his coaching role with the Italy squad last week, his 87-year-old mother Maria Teresa, and his brother Nino traveled with him over the weekend, returning to Italy on Monday, Corriere Della Sera reported.

Vialli first analyzed pancreatic cancer in 2017 but was treated at the Royal Marsden Hospital. He announced in April 2020 that he gave the all-clear.

He moved on to play a crucial part in Italy’s Euro 2020 win in England under head coach Roberto Mancini.

The retired Sampdoria and Juventus star made 88 appearances for Chelsea, going on to manage the club between 1998 and 2000.

Former Chelsea skipper John Terry sent contact details to club legend Gianluca Vialli, telling him to keep fighting as he battles pancreatic cancer. The former Italy striker underwent two chemotherapy procedures for the tumor discovered in 2017.

In November 2018, Vialli announced he had devastated the illness, but it reappeared rearward, giving the all-clear in April 2020, 17 months. However, it stood said that in December 2021, pancreatic cancer had returned.

Vialli played most of his career in Italy, playing for Cremonese, Sampdoria, and Juventus before moving to Chelsea in 1996. The striker sliced 21 goals in three years for the Blues, the player-managers in 1998 before taking full-time roles from 1999 until 2000.

The 58-year-old spells in charge of Watford before moving into a non-management role, including punditry and commentary. Becoming the delegation chief for the Italian men’s national team, he stepped down from that position earlier this month to focus on his battles with cancer.

Their further fears over the health of Vialli in recent days report from the Mirror adds that he admit to a hospital in London for treatment. Messages have been pouring in for him since the news broke, including letters from those associated with Chelsea.

Fears are extending over the health of Gianluca Vialli after the Italy and Chelsea legend admit to a hospital in London for treatments for pancreatic cancer.

Gazzetta Dello Sport reported that Vialli’s 87-year-old mother, Maria Teresa, flew to England to be by his side. Vialli, 58, quit his role as the head of the Italy delegations last week to undergo treatments.

The ex-Sampdorias striker took the role to work with his tight friend and former team-mate Roberto Mancini. The two celebrated Italy’s Euro 2020 triumphs together at Wembley last summer.

Vialli’s worsening condition saws him taken to the hospital, where he underwent two chemotherapy courses for the tumor discovered in 2017.

The Italian has described cancer as an unwanted guest and a traveling companion he gladly avoids. In a statement last week writes, the end of a long and complex negotiation with my fantastic team of oncologists, I decided to suspend, I hope temporarily, my current and future professional commitment.

The goal is to utilize all the psycho-physical points to help my body overcome this phase of the disease so that I can face new adventures and shares them with all of you as soon as possible.

Gianluca Vialli cancer condition worsens. Fears intensify for Gianluca Vialli as the family race to his bedside after his second cancer diagnosis.

According to Italian media sources, Gianluca Vialli’s health is becoming increasingly concerned after family partners traveled to see him at a hospital in London.

The former Chelsea player and director, 58, stepped down from coaching the Italy squad last week to concentrate on fighting the disease, which he was re-diagnosed with the previous year. He returned to the same London hospital where he previously underwent chemotherapy to do so.

Vialli was first granted the all-clear from pancreatic cancer in 2017, but after receiving treatment at the Royal Marsden Hospital, he said in April 2020 that he was no longer suffering from the disease.

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