Paul is an ex footballer turned Sky commentator. The start of Merson’s senior football career truly began at Arsenal after transferring from a brief loan spell at Brentford.
He was soon a regular player and voted PFA Young Player of the Year. After his run at Arsenal where he played 423 times scoring 99 goals he transferred to Middlesborough where he helped the club into the Premier League before moving to Aston Villa and later Portsmouth and Walsall.
Paul is now most well known for his appearances on Soccer Saturday and his impressive after dinner speeches.