CHELSEA will remember comedian and season ticket holder Sean Lock with a minute's applause at their next home game after he died aged 58.
The stand-up star, whose fame spread via TV shows 8 Out of 10 Cats and QI, passed away from cancer on Wednesday.`
The Blues have agreed to commemorate his death before their Premier League match with Aston Villa on September 11.
Fellow British comic Omid Djalili had tweeted to ask Chelsea if a tribute was possible.
He posted: "Sean was a season ticket holder and followed the Blues home and away.
"He died aged 58. Shall we honour him at the next home game with a minute's applause as a celebratory tribute at the 58 minute mark?"
And after the Blues agreed, Djalili put up a message welcoming the tribute.
The former Have I Got News For You guest presenter added: "I shall not be sitting. Comedians do like a standing ovation.
"And hopefully Romelu Lukaku will score in the 59th. "
New £97.5million striker Lukaku is hoping to make his second Chelsea debut on Sunday afternoon at Arsenal.
But after the joy of beating Crystal Palace 3-0 last Saturday in their Premier League opener, the Blues were in sombre mood death after Lock's death.
They posted: Last week they posted on social media: "Everyone at Chelsea FC is saddened to learn of the passing of Sean Lock.
"Sean was a much-loved comedian, fan of the Blues and a regular at Stamford Bridge.
"We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends."
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