Arsenal football legend and renowned Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson is gearing up to captivate Isle of Wight audiences with a live and unscripted interview later this year.

The exclusive Seamless Entertainment event at Newport’s Medina Theatre promises an unforgettable experience for football enthusiasts and admirers of Merson’s illustrious career.

During the live interview, Merson will provide a candid glimpse into his life both on and off the pitch, sharing career highlights and inner perspectives on the world of football.

Isle of Wight County Press: Paul Merson in action for Arsenal against Coventry CityPaul Merson in action for Arsenal against Coventry City (Image: PA Images/PA Wire)

How to get tickets for An Evening with Paul Merson

Audience members will also have the opportunity to engage with Merson during a dynamic Q&A session.

Adding to the excitement, the event will feature a selection of sporting memorabilia, celebrating legends past and present, along with a charity silent auction.

Originally a forward, Merson found success as an attacking midfielder later in his professional career.

After making his debut in the 1986-87 season, he went on to enjoy a stellar 11-season spell with Arsenal and was a key player in the club's success under Scottish manager George Graham, picking up several trophies along the way.

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Following his tenure at Arsenal, Merson embarked on successful spells with Middlesbrough, Aston Villa and Portsmouth.

During his career, he bagged 21 caps for England and represented the nation at Euro 92 and the 1998 World Cup.

Beyond his on-field exploits, Merson has carved out a distinguished career as a pundit and commentator for Sky Sports, offering insightful analysis and commentary to millions of viewers worldwide.

Scheduled for October 21, 2024, visitors can enjoy a VIP meet and greet session starting at 6pm, followed by an intimate live interview with the show host from 7.30pm.