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Jimmy Bullard 'signs up for Celebrity MasterChef'

Jimmy Bullard 'signs up for Celebrity MasterChef'
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Former footballer Jimmy Bullard reportedly signs up for the new series of Celebrity MasterChef.

Former footballer Jimmy Bullard has reportedly joined the lineup for this year's edition of Celebrity MasterChef.

The ex-Wigan Athletic and Peterborough United midfielder, 43, now works as a TV presenter and has hosted the long-running Soccer AM for the last five years.

According to The Sun, Bullard has now signed up as the first celeb for the new series of the cookery show, which is being filmed over the coming weeks for broadcast this summer.

A source told the newspaper: "Jimmy's up for showing off his cooking ability. He's confident he can impress John [Torode] and Gregg [Wallace] and will bring a bit of flair and energy to the show."

Bullard has previous experience of reality TV, having taken part in the 2014 series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

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