FORMER Manchester United star Chris Eagles has been secretly courting Hollyoaks actress Jennifer Metcalfe after splitting along with his fiancée throughout lockdown, The Solar can reveal.
The footballer was with Danielle Mitchinson, 30, for eight years and so they have two youngsters collectively.
Chris Eagles cut up from fiancee Danielle Mitchinson throughout lockdown
The ex-Manchester United winger has been secretly courting Hollyoaks star Jennifer MetcalfeCredit score: Louis Hollingsbee
Chris made 17 appearances for United throughout eight seasons till 2007Credit score: PA:Empics Sport
However she walked out of their £3million Cheshire mansion in October — and now Chris, 35, has been noticed spending evenings with the cleaning soap star after they began seeing one another round a month in the past.
Mum-of-one Jennifer, 37, who performs Mercedes McQueen within the Channel 4 present, split with her husband, Geordie Shore’s Greg Lake, this summer.
Chris, who’s believed to be in Jen’s assist bubble, has been noticed visiting her house in Altrincham, Gtr Manchester, the place the pair spent three evenings final week.
A supply mentioned: “They’re actually smitten with one another.
“They’ve identified one another for some time however solely very lately began courting.
“The connection is in its very early levels and issues are going effectively. Who is aware of the place issues might go?”
The footballer was with Danielle Mitchinson for eight years and so they have two youngsters collectively
Danielle walked out of the £3million Cheshire mansion she shared with Chris in OctoberCredit score: Motion Pictures – Reuters
It’s believed Jen has identified Chris since changing into friends with Danielle this yr.
After the cut up in October, Chris is assumed to have paid six months hire up entrance for Danielle to have a three-bed condo a mile away from his eight-bed house in Bowdon, Cheshire, and has given her an allowance of £500 monthly.
A detailed buddy instructed The Solar: “Danielle is completely devastated.
“Lockdown actually highlighted that the connection wasn’t working.
“She was mates with Jen, but it surely has put a pressure on their friendship.
“Danielle was with Chris for thus lengthy however simply needs issues to maneuver ahead. They nonetheless share custody of their children.”
Chris has been noticed spending evenings with cleaning soap star Jennifer after they began seeing one another round a month in the pastCredit score: Getty – Contributor
Chris made 17 appearances for United throughout eight seasons till 2007.
He additionally performed for Burnley and Bolton however has been with out a membership since leaving Oldham in January.
A spokesman for Jennifer mentioned she declined to remark.
Mum-of-one Jennifer performs Mercedes McQueen on HollyoaksCredit score: Lime Footage
Jennifer cut up along with her husband, Geordie Shore’s Greg Lake, this summer seasonCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
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