Sources have revealed that a love triangle will develop, when Robert turns up in Weatherfield claiming to be single.
The Sun states that his cover is then blown when Sarah’s character, whose name has not been revealed, turns up on t’cobbles.
“Robert is going to be a really good character and shake things up for Tracy,” a the source tells the paper. “When we last saw him he was a carpet fitter but these days he’s a chef.
“The love triangle will be gripping and viewers will be waiting for the penny to drop as he tries to juggle two very strong women.”
Robert was last seen in 2003, after divorcing Tracy.
Sarah is currently slated to be appearing in just four episodes of the soap, however, if she’s a hit with viewers, bosses could ask her to stick around for longer.
ITV are yet to reveal who will play Robert - could this be Shayne Ward’s chance to nab a role?
The singer has made no secret of his desire to join the ‘Corrie’ cast, and he’s currently waiting to hear back from bosses following a recent audition. Will this be his big TV break? Watch this space...