He has since been discharged.
Paisley CID officers are still working to establish the full circumstances of this assault, however, believe that the man was the intended target of the vicious attack.
Officers have been speaking to people in the area and continue to study CCTV footage in the vicinity. From enquiries so far, two men are seen running off from French Street at the time of the assault.
Any information that may assist the investigation can be passed to Paisley Police Office via 101 quoting reference number 2252 of Friday 19 October 2018.
Alternatively, CrimeStoppers can be contacted in confidence on 0800 555 111.