Craig Burley heads a list of nine players being released by Walsall.
Merson is making his mark as manager
Lee Bradbury, Matt Carbon, Gavin Caines and Pedro Matias, Mario Lopez-Soler, Jermaine McSporran, Andy Petterson and Nick Smith are also on the list.
But manager Paul Merson is holding contract talks with nine others including James Walker.
Jorge Leitao, Neil Emblen, Mark Wright, Kris Taylor, Darren Bazeley, Gary Birch, Aaron Kerr and Andy Bishop are also in talks wich could see them stay.