Paul Merson played for Arsenal Football Club. The former English midfielder joined Arsenal in 1984 and made his first team debut for Arsenal in 1986. Merson left Arsenal for Middlesbrough in 1997 for reportedly £4.5m. In total, he made 425 appearances for Arsenal and scored 99 goals. Merson wore several numbers for Arsenal including number 9 and number 10. He currently works as a football pundit in the media. Merson was born on March 20, 1968.
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In a candid interview with FourFourTwo, Arsenal legend Paul Merson discusses his 1997 move to Middlesbrough. He elaborates on the role of financial incentives and personal addictions that influenced his decision.
Paul Merson has predicted that Arsenal will "rip them to shreds" when they play Leeds United at Elland Road this weekend as they look to maintain their place at the top of the Premier League table.
Paul Merson has revised his thoughts on Martin Odegaard after panning the signing at the start of the season.
Arsenal seem to be in pole position to land Fiorentina's Dusan Vlahovic in the January window as they look to life after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.
Paul Merson believes that Harry Redknapp was a better tactician than Arsene Wenger in comments that would be surprising if they came from anyone else.
Paul Merson thinks Manchester United are missing a player like Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, as they need a 25-goal striker right now.
With FA Cup games kicking off a minute later than normal to highlight mental health issues, Paul Merson has revealed that this time last year he was suicidal.
Paul Merson thinks Everton are a better team after the summer signings of Alex Iwobi and Moise Kean, and Marco Silva just needs to stick by the pair.
Before Arsenal’s game against Tottenham at the weekend Paul Merson opted for Eric Dier ahead of Lucas Torreira in his combined XI but now he doesn’t rate the Tottenham man at all.
Paul Merson and Tim Sherwood have made the usual plea for attention pre-North London derby by picking ridiculously Tottenham-heavy combined XIs.
Paul Merson thinks Alexis Sanchez looks a bit lost at Manchester United right now, and admits the forward is struggling with his new club.
Paul Merson doesn’t often talk sense but he might have accidentally struck gold when he said Mesut Ozil helped Alexis Sanchez look good.
Paul Merson claims Unai Emery's squad aren't strong enough mentally to achieve anything more than they did last season, after watching the team play one game against the English champions.
Paul Merson has long struggled with any vaguely complex names, and it seems the rest of the footballing world has started to catch on.
Paul Merson truly believes that Celtic coach Brendan Rodgers should take over from Arsene Wenger.
Paul Merson refuses to blame Arsene Wenger for Arsenal's League Cup final defeat, saying the players have to accept responsibility after a number of terrible individual performances.
Paul Merson says Arsenal should have kept Olivier Giroud and sold Alexandre Lacazette instead, as the 31-year-old was the club's only 'plan B'.
Paul Merson predicts a win for Chelsea over Arsenal this evening, believing the Gunners have serious problems with in-house division right now.
Paul Merson predicts Arsenal's Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace to end up a five-goal thriller, due to the two sides' poor defensive records.
Paul Merson has bizarrely suggested Arsenal try for a Sergio Agüero-Alexis Sanchez swap deal, despite the obvious reasons it won't happen.
Arsenal face Newcastle on Saturday and former Gunner Paul Merson actually believes his former side might win.
Paul Merson is predicting a 3-1 win for Arsenal over West Ham on Wednesday, despite noting the Hammers' unpredictability in the last month.
Paul Merson feels Arsenal could take advantage of West Ham's fatigue when the two London sides lock horns on Wednesday night.
Former Gunner, Paul Merson, believes that Jack Wilshere has to leave Arsenal if he wants to get regular first team football.
Paul Merson thinks Arsenal will ease to a 3-0 win over Huddersfield on Wednesday.
Paul Merson thinks Arsenal will only be able to finish in the Champions League places this season if they hang onto Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez.
Paul Merson has high hopes for Arsenal's performance against Burnley on Sunday but even he knows where it could all go wrong for the Gunners.
Paul Merson has explained why "world class" Mesut Ozil gets so much criticism.
Paul Merson believes that a fresh Harry Kane gives Tottenham a big advantage over Arsenal.
Former Gunner Paul Merson has urged Jack Wilshere to move abroad in order to further his career.
Paul Merson has identified left back as Manchester City's weakness, and thinks Theo Walcott could exploit it.
Paul Merson believes Arsene Wenger should have left Arsenal years ago to make way for Jurgen Klopp, Antonio Conte or Jose Mourinho.
Paul Merson came out of retirement to play for Welsh fourth-tier team Caerau, making his debut in last night's meeting against Pontyclun, but saw a lighting failure lead to the abandonment of the fixture.
Paul Merson came out with more anti-Özil comments ahead of the weekend's clash between Arsenal and Watford, even though the facts go against everything he's saying.
Paul Merson is coming out of retirement to play for third-tier Welsh side Caerau but Arsene Wenger certainly ain't impressed.
Paul Merson says he wouldn't put Mesut Özil back into the team against Watford, as the German doesn't work hard enough.
Arsène Wenger jokingly dismissed a question about Paul Merson's return to football, with the 49-year-old rumoured to be joining Welsh four-tier team Caerau.
Paul Merson has been cleared to play for third-tier Welsh side Caerau.
Paul Merson thinks Arsène Wenger would win the Premier League title if he had the same tactical sense as Harry Redknapp.
Paul Merson believes England are in desperate need of Jack Wilshere and Adam Lallana's creativity.