Published On: Sat, Sep 15th, 2018

Christine Lampard ‘eyed up to replace Holly Willoughby on This Morning’

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Christine Lampard is reportedly being eyed up as Holly Willoughby‘s replacement on this Morning as she takes on her new hosting duties on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! in November. 

It was recently announced that Holly will be filling in for Ant McPartlin on the ITV show alongside Declan Donnelly while the embattled star takes some time out of the limelight following his drink driving conviction.

And according to The Sun, it is claimed that Christine, who is currently heavily pregnant, is a ‘natural first choice because she and Phil work so well together both on and off screen.’ 

Taking over? Christine Lampard is reportedly being eyed up as Holly Willoughby's replacement on this Morning as she takes on her new hosting duties on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! in November

Taking over? Christine Lampard is reportedly being eyed up as Holly Willoughby's replacement on this Morning as she takes on her new hosting duties on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! in November

Taking over? Christine Lampard is reportedly being eyed up as Holly Willoughby’s replacement on this Morning as she takes on her new hosting duties on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! in November

Christine and Phil have already wowed with their on-screen chemistry while presenting Dancing on Ice. 

And according to the publication, bosses are keen for Christine to fill in Holly’s shoes for six weeks in November – which will inevitably cut her maternity leave short.          

‘Everyone has their fingers crossed because she’s such a lovely person to work with – and the viewers love her too,’ it was revealed. 

MailOnline has contacted representatives for Christine for further comment. 

TV star: Holly will be filling in for Ant McPartlin on the ITV show alongside Declan Donnelly while the embattled star takes time out of the limelight following his drink driving conviction

TV star: Holly will be filling in for Ant McPartlin on the ITV show alongside Declan Donnelly while the embattled star takes time out of the limelight following his drink driving conviction

TV star: Holly will be filling in for Ant McPartlin on the ITV show alongside Declan Donnelly while the embattled star takes time out of the limelight following his drink driving conviction

Obvious: It is claimed that Christine, who is currently heavily pregnant, is a 'natural first choice because she and Phil work so well together both on and off screen'

Obvious: It is claimed that Christine, who is currently heavily pregnant, is a 'natural first choice because she and Phil work so well together both on and off screen'

Obvious: It is claimed that Christine, who is currently heavily pregnant, is a ‘natural first choice because she and Phil work so well together both on and off screen’

Christine and husband Frank Lampard are expecting the arrival of their new bundle of joy any day soon. 

The Northern Irish presenter previously admitted she was feeling ‘nervous’ ahead of the arrival of her little one.  

The presenter, who announced her pregnancy in May, said on Lorraine: ‘I feel really good. I feel a bit nervous now, I feel like I’ve been in a lovely bubble for the past few weeks on this show, now that it’s done, this is going to happen. But I feel good, very good.’

Pals: Christine and Phil have already wowed with their on-screen chemistry while presenting Dancing on Ice in 2014

Pals: Christine and Phil have already wowed with their on-screen chemistry while presenting Dancing on Ice in 2014

Pals: Christine and Phil have already wowed with their on-screen chemistry while presenting Dancing on Ice in 2014

No rest: Bosses are reportedly keen for Christine to fill in Holly's shoes for six weeks in November - which will inevitably cut her maternity leave short

No rest: Bosses are reportedly keen for Christine to fill in Holly's shoes for six weeks in November - which will inevitably cut her maternity leave short

No rest: Bosses are reportedly keen for Christine to fill in Holly’s shoes for six weeks in November – which will inevitably cut her maternity leave short

Exciting: Christine and husband Frank Lampard are expecting the arrival of their new bundle of joy any day soon

Exciting: Christine and husband Frank Lampard are expecting the arrival of their new bundle of joy any day soon

Exciting: Christine and husband Frank Lampard are expecting the arrival of their new bundle of joy any day soon

The star’s husband Frank, 40, shares daughters Luna, 13, and Isla 11, with his former fiancée Elen Rivas.

Meanwhile, Holly recently insisted she doesn’t know if she’ll be paid the same as Declan, 42, for her stint on the ITV jungle competition next month. 

When grilled by Keith Lemon about her rumoured pay packet on This Morning on Wednesday, the 37-year-old squirmed and declared laughing: ‘I don’t know!’   

Unaware: Holly recently insisted she doesn't know if she'll be paid the same as Declan, 42, for her stint on the ITV jungle competition next month

Unaware: Holly recently insisted she doesn't know if she'll be paid the same as Declan, 42, for her stint on the ITV jungle competition next month

Unaware: Holly recently insisted she doesn’t know if she’ll be paid the same as Declan, 42, for her stint on the ITV jungle competition next month

Will be missed: Holly will be leaving behind her co-host and pal Phillip as she heads Down Under 

Will be missed: Holly will be leaving behind her co-host and pal Phillip as she heads Down Under 

Will be missed: Holly will be leaving behind her co-host and pal Phillip as she heads Down Under 

Holly will be filling in for Ant on I’m A Celeb while the embattled star takes some time out of the limelight following his drink driving conviction.

The presenter revealed she would be taking her children Harry, nine, Belle, seven, and Chester, three, out of school to join her in Australia when filming for the new series starts in November.

The show traditionally runs for three weeks – meaning that her kids could be missing up to a month of school.

Doting mum: The presenter revealed she would be taking her children Harry, nine, Belle, seven, and Chester, three, out of school to join her in Australia when filming for the new series starts in November

Doting mum: The presenter revealed she would be taking her children Harry, nine, Belle, seven, and Chester, three, out of school to join her in Australia when filming for the new series starts in November

Doting mum: The presenter revealed she would be taking her children Harry, nine, Belle, seven, and Chester, three, out of school to join her in Australia when filming for the new series starts in November

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