Torquay United striker Nathan Blissett has completed a move to SkyBet League Two club Plymouth Argyle for an undisclosed fee.
Gulls player-manager Kevin Nicholson brought the forward to the club in January and was rewarded with eight goals in seventeen appearances, helping the club fight off the immediate threat of relegation.
Blissett has scored four goals so far this season and becomes the first player to join Argyle for a fee since June 2012.
Gulls boss Nicholson told the club’s official website torquayunited.com just how difficult it was to lose such a key player.
He said “This is perhaps the best and worst part of the job for me.
The best in that when I meet with players and bring them into this program, I promise them that I will improve them, or as our mission statement says “Develop the person, player, maximise potential”. So, to see so many of our players go onto bigger clubs and stages is a great feeling and makes us all very proud.
However, it is also the worst part of my job. The worst part in that you develop very strong relationships with these players, they become like family and when they move on, it is tough to say goodbye to them”
Blissett will wear the number thirteen shirt at Argyle, although he will have to wait to wear it as he is cup-tied for the club’s FA Cup Third Round tie against Liverpool this weekend.
Article: Mark Carruthers (@marknldaily)