Michelle Keegan has spoken about her excitement at becoming engaged to boyfriend Max George.

The Wanted singer proposed to the Coronation Street actress on the set of the soap earlier in the month.

Writing in her Love It! magazine column, Keegan revealed her happiness about becoming engaged. She wrote: "Bleedin' heck! I can't believe I'm engaged to Max.

"It's dead exciting because I really didn't see it coming and I seriously can't wait to spend my future with him."

However, Keegan was quick to point out that the couple, who have been dating for the past seven months, are in no rush to walk up the aisle.

She said: "The ring's gorgeous, but we won't be marrying this year - we've got so much going on with our careers.

"And I've got my hands full with my cute seven-week-old chihuahua Pip. Max bought me her as an engagement pressie - she's gorgeous!"