Thursday, May 26, 1994

After 41 goals in two seasons, Paul Furlong joined Glenn Hoddle's Chelsea for £2.3m, almost doubling Watford's record transfer receipt.

Manager Glenn Roeder explained: "We were just about to put the finishing touches to a new contract for Paul, one he was happy to sign, when four Premiership clubs came in for him."

Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day