Tag: Paul Merson

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.

Former Arsenal man urges Gunners to pursue manager

Former Arsenal man, Paul Merson, believes that Pep Guardiola is a 'perfect fit' for Arsenal. After the Bayern Munich manager confirmed that he will be...

Arsenal legend backs 'mildly consistent' Gunners to win league over Manchester City

Paul Merson not only reckons that Arsenal will beat Manchester City on Monday night, he thinks we'll go on to win the Premier League...

Arsenal icon sees Liverpool's Klopp appointment as a gamble

Paul Merson probably would've love to play under Jürgen Klopp. The former Arsenal midfielder was a bit wacky, up for a laugh and had boundless...

Merson: Chelsea v Arsenal should be replayed

Following the FA overturning Gabriel's red card from the Chelsea match, Paul Merson has unleashed a scathing attack on Diego Costa and said that he...

Arsenal legend backs forward to find his form against Leicester City

Alexis Sanchez has had a slow start to the season after returning late from the Copa America tournament and is still yet to find...

Arsenal icon selects just three Spurs players in best north London XI

Paul Merson has been more generous than I would be in selecting a combined Arsenal and Spurs north London XI. The League Cup third round...

Former Arsenal man believes manager rivalry strengthens Chelsea, not Gunners

In Paul Merson's column before the Chelsea match on Saturday, the former Arsenal man admitted that he actually quite enjoys the mutual dislike Wenger...

Former Arsenal man backs Chelsea to continue their 'fantastic record' against Gunners

Paul Merson has, surprise surprise, backed his beloved Chelsea to beat Arsenal on Saturday. The former Gunner (although you wouldn't know it) thinks the Blues' tactics against Maccabi...

Former Arsenal man urges Wenger to spend fan's money

Former Arsenal man Paul Merson has blown a gasket over Arsene Wenger not signing Karim Benzema during the summer transfer window. The self-proclaimed Chelsea fan...

Former Arsenal star wants more quality signings for 'short' squad

Arsenal are pretty close to the title if you ask most people, maybe just lacking a midfielder or a striker before being completely able...

Manchester City's title not comparable to Arsenal miracle, says icon

Back in May 1989, Paul Merson was just 21 years old and started at Anfield as Arsenal looked to win their first title for...

Former Arsenal number 10 hails Özil as 'best player' at Arsenal

Paul Merson wore the number 10 for Arsenal for much of his 11 seasons at the club, eventually relinquishing it for Dennis Bergkamp. The former...

Former Arsenal man says Community Shield is irrelevant to Chelsea

Paul Merson believes that the Community Shield result means more to Arsenal than it does Chelsea, but predicts us to win 1-0.

Nine Wenger players have now cursed the number nine

Lukas Podolski completed his move to Galatasaray over the weekend, and with that another failed signing vacated the number nine of Arsenal. Arsène Wenger has...

Arsenal legend accuses Arsenal of not challenging for the title

by Nia Griffiths Paul Merson joins the list of people who clearly barely watched us play last season but still, for some reason, feel the...

Former Gunner Paul Merson defends "different class" midfielder

by Lewis Ambrose Former Arsenal player Paul Merson is fairly outspoken, and has taken to defending Mesut Özil in an interview with The Sport Review. Possibly because...

Ex-Arsenal man implies Gunners no goal threat ahead of Manchester United

Paul Merson has been talking to Sky Sports about Arsenal's match at Old Trafford on Sunday and guess what? He predicts an Arsenal loss. In...

Ex-Arsenal star: Gunners must buy new players

Ex-Arsenal forward, Paul Merson, has been speaking about Arsenal's need for reinforcements this summer and just where they should spend their money. Merson seems to echo...

Former Arsenal man: It’s got to change at Arsenal

We haven't even got to the end of this season and already people are calling for this, that and the other for next. 'It's got...

Merson: Don’t let Walcott haunt you, Arsenal

Former Gunner Paul Merson has urged Arsenal to sign Theo Walcott up as quickly as possible.

Video – Merson claims Wenger needs Manchester United win

Former Arsenal frontman Paul Merson has claimed that Arsene Wenger will be under pressure should they lose to United on Monday night.