Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford wanted for Strictly Come Dancing (again)

Eamonn Holmes, Ruth Langsford

Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford are being tipped for Strictly Come Dancign once again.

The telly presenting couple have been repeatedly linked to the show in past years but have so have not signed up.

It's now been reported that once again Strictly chiefs are keen to get both on board and while Ruth is up for the challenge, Eamonn still needs some convincing.

“It’s been an open secret for the last two to three years that the show would have loved to have Eamonn and Ruth as contestants as they tick all the boxes and are adored by millions of TV viewers," a source said this week.

They told The Sun newspaper: “Ruth absolutely loves Strictly and has been continually trying to persuade Eamonn to give it a go. But behind the scenes it could never have happened because of his problem with his hips.

“However now he has had the operation people are talking excitedly of luring them on board for the next series.”

Will Eamonn and/or Ruth make the line up? Well we've got a bit of a wait to find out with the confirmed cast not usually revealed until August time.

Other names tipped for the upcoming run of Strictly - which will be its fourteenth - include singer Anastacia and last year's Eurovision champ Måns Zelmerlöw

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 will air on BBC One in the autumn.

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