Harry Redknapp is about to swap the soccer pitch for Albert Sq. with a cameo in EastEnders coinciding with the European Championships, it has been confirmed.
The previous Tottenham, QPR and West Ham boss says he has lengthy wished to seem within the long-running BBC One cleaning soap.
His particular look has now been formally confirmed following reviews of the star being noticed on set.
“It is no secret that I’ve wished to be in EastEnders so I am over the moon to be making a particular cameo this summer season,” Redknapp stated.
“With a nod to the Euros, it is a pretty match and, as a correct east Londoner, it has been a lot enjoyable.”
Redknapp, 74, additionally stated Sandra, his spouse of greater than 50 years, is a “big fan” of the cleaning soap, “so it is an actual particular second for the entire household”.
EastEnders stated Redknapp’s “legendary standing amongst West Ham supporters ensures Harry will likely be welcomed to Walford with open arms because the residents of the Sq. have fun the event”.
Jon Sen, the cleaning soap’s government producer, stated: “What higher strategy to mark a particular summer season for soccer followers by having none apart from West Ham legend Harry Redknapp pay a go to to Walford?
“He is synonymous with London’s East Finish and we had been delighted to listen to he is a fan of the present too. We will not look forward to audiences to see what brings Harry to Albert Sq..”
Redknapp, whose cameo will air in the summertime, received the 2018 sequence of ITV’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Right here!, and at present hosts Redknapp’s Huge Evening Out on Sky One with son Jamie Redknapp and comic Tom Davis.