Paddy McGuinness to join Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line up?

Paddy McGuinness.

Could we see Paddy McGuinness on the Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line up this year?

The TV host, who currently fronts ITV's Take Me Out, has been tipped to join the cast.

And if pro dancer Katya Jones gets her way, it'll happen.

Katya is the reigning Strictly champ after winning last year's series with her celebrity partner Joe McFadden.

She told The Sun she hoped to see Paddy on the Strictly line up in 2018: “He’s so fun and would throw himself into it."

While Strictly's 2018 series still has a while to go before launching, a whole number of celebs have been linked to the series.

One of the names Strictly Come Dancing bosses are reportedly "desperate" to sign is X Factor star turned TV host Rylan Clark-Neal. "Rylan is charismatic and popular, and the bosses are sure he would be a huge hit on the show," a source told The Sun. “He is definitely one of their targets for 2018.”

The Chase's Mark Labbett has also been tipped to take part in Strictly Come Dancing. alongside Actress Michelle Keegan. It's said BBC bosses will "break the bank" to sign Michelle, who previously starred in ITV soap Coronation Street.

Meanwhile, Fresh from Dancing On Ice, Brooke Vincent is already eyeing up another TV challenge. “I’d love to do Strictly, it’s a lovely show," Brooke told The Sun.

More rumoured celebs include The 2015 Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussein, boxing legend Frank Bruno and even This Morning host Holly Willoughby. Despite hosting Dancing On Ice, she said: "I'm obsessed with Strictly, so I'd love to learn to dance."

Strictly Come Dancing will begin on BBC One in the autumn.

The line up is typically confirmed around August/September.

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