He's not wasting any time – George Clooney is to marry Amal Alamuddin this September, one year after the couple first met. 

The 53-year-old actor and filmmaker popped the question to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin earlier this month and it looks like the loved up pair have already set a date for the nuptials. 

According to a good friend of Amal, the couple are almost ready to send out their save the date cards which will invite friends to join them first in Italy and then move on to the Lebanon this September. 

Speaking to The Daily Mail the friend of 35-year-old Amal said: "Everyone thinks they will marry in Lake Como where George owns a beautiful home but Amal feels that is too public.

"They are looking to host a small wedding in an Italian village where they can control the photographers. But they haven’t decided yet. 

"They will then have big parties for her relatives in Lebanon and London."