Merson is famous for his vision, silky skills and eye for a goal. He has played under some of the world's most famous managers, including: George Graham, Arsene Wenger, Graham Taylor, Harry Redknapp and Glenn Hoddle, and lining up with some legends of the game: Ian Wright, Tony Adams, David Seaman, Matt Le Tissier, Alan Shearer, David Beckham, Gary Neville. Merson is a much-loved pundit on Sky where his vast experience and larger-than-life personality combine to entertain.
Hosted by comedian Adger Brown, hear Paul’s stories about the highs and lows of his career in and out of football. After making his debut for Arsenal in the 1986–87 season, Merson played eleven seasons as a key player in the club's success, winning the League Championship twice, the FA Cup, the Football League Cup, and the European Cup Winners' Cup. During such a successful spell, Merson was also battled to overcome an ongoing addiction to alcohol, drugs and gambling.
In 1997, he joined Middlesbrough in a dream midfield line-up alongside Gascoigne, Emerson and Townsend, helping the club gain promotion to the Premier League. After joining Aston Villa in 1998, Merson went on to become club captain, playing in the 2000 FA Cup Final, the last ever to be held at the original Wembley Stadium. Merson was capped 21 times for the England national football team and represented the nation at the 1992 UEFA European Championship and the 1998 FIFA World Cup.