Paul Josef Herbert Scharner (born 11 March 1980) is an Austrian footballer who plays for Premier League club Wigan Athletic on loan from German Bundesliga club Hamburger SV. While mainly a defender, he can play almost every midfield position as well and is known for his great flexibility and haircuts.
Scharner started his professional career with Austrian Bundesliga sites Austria Wien and SV Salzburg, before moving to Norwegian Tippeligaen in late 2004, starting for SK Brann. In January 2006, he entered the Premier League where he played for over six years, playing for Wigan Athletic and West Bromwich Albion, respectively. After a short time as a free agent, he transferred to Bundesliga veteran club Hamburger SV in August 2012, before returning to Wigan Athletic on loan in January 2013.
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