Coronation Street actress Michelle Collins has suggested that her character Stella is set to find romance on the soap.

Speaking to the Metro, Collins said her character is set to fall for a current Weatherfield resident is an upcoming storyline. 51-year-old Collins said "Stella is going to have a little bit of a romance in her life coming up. I can't really say who it is, but it's quite exciting."

She added "It is someone on the street and it's someone that people like. That's all I'm going to say. I don't really know too much about it as they've just started it."

Speaking about the possibility of Dev (Jimmi Harkishin) being her new love interest, Collins said "I've known Jimmi for years," she said. "We go back a long way, so that would be quite fun. I adore him, he's very funny. It's nice working with him."