10/12/2015 04:02 GMT | Updated 10/12/2015 04:59 GMT

Christine Bleakley And Frank Lampard 'To Marry This Christmas', But Will Ed Sheeran Perform?

Frank Lampard and Christine Bleakley are set to finally tie the knot in a star-studded bash this Christmas, according to reports.


It has been claimed that the couple, who got engaged in 2011, will say ‘I do’ on 20 December, with stars on the guestlist thought to include Frank’s former England teammates, John Terry, Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney.

Meanwhile, Christine’s former ‘Dancing On Ice’ co-host Phillip Schofield and Susanna Reid from ‘Good Morning Britain’ are also thought to be attending, while Ed Sheeran has reportedly been roped in to perform at the reception.

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Frank Lampard and Christine Bleakley

A source tells The Sun: “Christine and Frank have had the date set for a while but have been trying to keep it under wraps.

“They want it to be an intimate affair and have only invited close friends and family. They haven’t signed a big magazine deal like a lot of stars do because it’s not their style.

“Ed is keen but already has something in the diary that day, so he is trying to move things in order to make it.”

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Ed Sheeran

Frank and Christine first began dating after meeting each other at the Pride Of Britain awards six years ago.

Speaking about their relationship last year, Frank said: “She’s made me content. ‘That sounds soppy, but I’ve been very happy since I’ve been with her. Our personalities are very similar. I’ve got a lot of respect for what she says - she’s sharp.

“People say opposites attract, but when you live together, you need to be harmonious, and she’s my best friend.”

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