Paul Merson has been very impressed by what he's seen from Chris Smalling.

Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson has heaped praised on Manchester United defender Chris Smalling as he is convinced the England international must start all of England’s games at Euro 2016 this summer.

Speaking to Sky Sports News HQ, Merson said: “For me, Chris Smalling is a no-brainer [for England].

“He is one of the first names on the team sheet now. He gets better every time he plays – and has improved every week for the last couple of years."

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