The former Arsenal, Aston Villa and Middlesbrough midfielder has become one of Sky Sports’ most high-profile pundits since hanging up his boots, and as we’ve told you before, Merson has been criticised in the past for some of his outlandish comments.
Sitting alongside Ian Wright and Chris Kirkland, Merson was a guest on Tuesday night’s The Debate programme, and he decided to try and breakdown exactly why Everton might be the only option for Simeone, who has won La Liga, the Spanish Cup and the Europa League during his time with Atletico, as well as reaching two Champions League finals:
— Sky Sports PL ? (@SkySportsPL) November 7, 2017
He starts off OK, but what on Earth is he talking about when he mentions the early kick-offs? And why couldn’t a manager like Simeone aim to manage a Man City or Arsenal?
Is it just us, or is this a load of old tosh?