Man critical after west Sydney stabbing

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A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed multiple times in Sydney's west, with police charging another man over the attack.

Police say a 36-year-old man was stabbed at Post Office Lane in Merrylands late on Sunday night during an argument with another man.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Following inquiries, a 29-year-old man was arrested outside a home in Newman Street, Merrylands, about 3am on Monday.

He was charged with cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent and was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Tuesday.