FORMER Arsenal and England midfielder Paul Merson (right) is coming to Huddersfield’s Galpharm Stadium.

The 41-year-old, who also helped Middlesbrough achieve promotion to the Premier League and had spells with Aston Villa and Portsmouth before managing Walsall, is the main speaker at the annual Huddersfield Town Sporting Dinner, which takes place on Monday, March 8, at the stadium’s English Partnership Suite.

Paul , who is now focusing on a career in the media, will be joined by comedian Gary Marshall – making his second appeariance at the dinner following his 2008 debut – and MC Malcolm Lord.