First Strictly Come Dancing 2017 contestant 'confirmed'?

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Matt Goss has reportedly signed up for Strictly Come Dancing 2017.

The star of pop group Bros is set to take to the Strictly dancefloor this year - and not for the first time.


He previously competed in the show's Christmas special back in 2013, dancing with now former professional partner Aliona Vilani.

“Matt is an amazing coup for Strictly,” a source told The Sun newspaper today. “Bosses were keen to sign him up after he impressed in the Christmas special and he will definitely be a favourite with viewers.

“He’s one of the best performers in music so he could go all the way and win it.”

Officially of course, no names are confirmed for the Strictly line up just yet.

A spokesperson for the BBC said: “We do not comment on speculation.”

Strictly Come Dancing will be back on BBC One later this year.

More celebs linked to this year's Strictly cast at the time being include Dame Joan Collins, Good Morning Britain presenter Charlotte Hawkins, Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom Parker, Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock, footballer Frank Lampard and Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill.


There's also Paralympian Ellie Simmonds, Robot Wars host Angela Scanlon, comic Joel Dommett and marathon runner Paula Radcliffe.

However no names are officially confirmed yet and won't be until the autumn.

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