Thursday, June 20, 1983

Luther Blissett joined AC Milan from Watford for £1m, the first time the club had received a seven-figure fee for a player.

The Italian press was to herald his signing, speaking of "Blissett the cyclone", but his spell at Milan was not a happy one and Blissett rejoined the Hornets a year later.

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