On 22 May 1990, John Lukic joined Leeds United for the second time after completing a £1,000,000 move from Arsenal, according to Arsenal.com. George Graham released the then No.1 shot stopper after signing David Seaman from Queens Park Rangers, who happened to be his understudy at Leeds. The move was welcomed by huge criticism from a majority of Arsenal supporters considering Lukic was a fan favorite.
Born Jovan Lukic in 11 December 1960, he was fondly known as John and later played for The Three Lions despite being of Serbian descent. He started off as a youth player in Leeds before switching to Arsenal in 1983.
Lukic goes down in history as an integral player in the Arsenal squad that won the League title at Anfield on the final game of the 1988/1989 season. Six years after departing from Highbury, Lukic returned to Arsenal in a twist of events, much to the joy of the red and white faithful.
According to the Official Club website, Lukic retired in 2001 after making a total of 298 appearances for the Gunners.
Hats off to the legend.
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