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‘Strictly Come Dancing' Winner Ore Oduba ‘Sparks Bidding War Between The BBC And ITV’

Is he about to do a Susanna Reid?

19/12/2016 07:51 | Updated 19 December 2016

Ore Oduba’s ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ win has put him at the centre of a bidding war between the BBC and ITV, according to reports.

The sports presenter is hot property thanks to his victory on the show, and it’s now being claimed that ITV could be about to try and poach him, as they did Susanna Reid.

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Ore and his pro partner Joanne Clifton

Ore currently presents the sport on BBC Breakfast, and made his ‘The One Show’ debut during ‘Strictly’.

However, in that time he also stood in for Philip Schofield on ‘This Morning’, and it’s now been reported that the BBC fears he could defect to their rival.

Ore was understandably delighted when he triumphed over favourite Danny Mac in Saturday’s ‘Strictly’ final.

It wasn’t all about him though, and the episode also marked Len Goodman’s last ever live show, and the head judge was given an emotional send-off.

The ‘Strictly’ Class of 2016 also all returned - bar Will Young - for one last group dance.

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