Premier league footballer and manager Paul Merson is now best known as a match reporter for Sky Sports and a pundit on Soccer Saturday. Merson is often the target of good-humoured jabs from Jeff Stelling and other members of the Soccer Saturday panel, such as his attempts to pronounce the names of foreign players.
As a player, Paul Merson notably played in the Premier League for Arsenal, Aston Villa and Middlesborough, he also earned 21 caps for England, scoring 3 times for his country. Merson still plays for the England Legends, a 16-man team of former internationals.
Paul Merson has also written a column for the Daily Star's ‘Seriously Football' pullout.