Former Premier League footballer David Ginola has been tipped to appear in the new series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here.
The French sportsman, 54, played for teams such as Newcastle, Tottenham and Everton before retiring in 2002.
He will star on the ITV reality show when he returns on November 21, according to reports.
It comes five years after Ginola suffered a heart attack while playing in a charity football game.
The winger said he was “clinically dead” for eight minutes before surgeons saved his life with a quadruple heart bypass surgery.
I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here returns to Wales for a second year due to coronavirus travel restrictions preventing filming at its usual location in Australia.
The celebrity line-up has yet to be revealed, but a number of stars, including the rumored one, are reportedly taking part.
The Sun reported that soap opera stars Simon Gregson, Adam Woodyatt and Danny Miller, broadcaster Richard Madeley, former Strictly Judge Arlene Phillips, singer Frankie Bridge, Olympic diver Matty Lee, music producer Naughty Boy, l Radio 1 host Xtra Snoochie Shy, Paralympian Kadeena Cox, Rudimental’s DJ Locksmith and TV presenter Louise Minchin are all expected to participate.
The final round of the program was won by podcast host Giovanna Fletcher.
Ginola’s reported involvement is sure to delight presenters Ant and Dec, who are die-hard Newcastle fans.
ITV has been contacted for comment.
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