Tag: Merson

How many Arsenal players would get into rival sides?

Paul Merson has claimed that a number of our first-team stars would be overlooked at rival clubs. The Gunners secured a comfortable lead in the opening leg of their Europa League last 32 encounter last night, but are struggling to keep pace with their domestic rivals. Our side fell to seven points behind Tottenham in […]

Should Wilshere reject Arsenal contract?

Jack Wilshere has been urged to consider his future at Arsenal, with Paul Merson claiming he should reject his current contract offer. The midfielder started his first Premier League match of the campaign in midweek, coming in for the sidelined Aaron Ramsey, and is believed to be in line for a new deal. The 26 […]

Redknapp>Wenger? Would Harry lead Arsenal to glory?

Paul Merson has controversially claimed that Arsene Wenger would win the Premier League with Arsenal if he had ‘Harry Redknapp’s tactical nous’. The former forward played under both managers during his playing career, although the player decided to leave the Gunners shortly after the Frenchman taking up his role in North London. Merson surprisingly opted […]

Will Mesut Ozil walk back into Arsenal first-team?

Paul Merson has claimed that Mesut Ozil will struggle to hold down a regular starting role in Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal side this season. The German international is currently struggling with a knee problem, but the Gunners have found top form in his absence, and have picked up six wins and a draw from the seven […]

Is Welbeck a must for Arsenal v Chelsea?

Paul Merson has claimed that Danny Welbeck has to start against Chelsea, as he is the only Arsenal player ‘that causes them problems’. The England international has started in our last two encounters with the Blues, in which we came away with wins in the FA Cup final and Community Shield, and Merson believes he […]

Former Gunner adamant that Alexis MUST play v Liverpool

Paul Merson has insisted that Alexis Sanchez simply must play for Arsenal against Liverpool this weekend. The forward is expected to depart the UK to join up with his Chile international squad shortly after Sunday’s crunch tie at Anfield, and surely if he is fit enough for his country, he should be fit enough for […]

Arsenal legend shocked at Jack Wilshere treatment

Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson has admitted his surprise at Arsene Wenger’s decision to send Jack Wilshere out on loan. The 24 year-old joined Bournemouth on a season-long loan on Deadline Day yesterday, joining former youth team-mate Benik Afobe on the south-coast. The England international has fallen down the pecking order at the Emirates in […]