It was on this day in 1977 that Liverpool completed the signing of Kenny Dalglish from Celtic, beginning an Anfield legacy that will last forever.

“I’ll try to be my own man,” declared the thrilling forward. It was something of an understatement.

Here’s a mere summary of what followed: 515 games, 172 goals, two spells as manager, eight league titles, three European Cups and two FA Cups.

Enjoy some free archive footage of Dalglish’s arrival by clicking play above.