Retired French footballer David Ginola has been tipped to appear in the new series of I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here.

The 54-year-old played for teams including Paris St Germain, Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur and Everton before retiring in 2002.

According to reports, he will star on the ITV reality show when it returns on November 21.

It comes five years after Ginola suffered a heart attack while playing in a charity football match.

The winger said he was "clinically dead" for eight minutes before surgeons saved his life with quadruple bypass heart surgery.

David Ginola (right) playing for Newcastle United

I’m A Celebrity . . . Get Me Out Of Here is returning to Wales for a second year due to coronavirus travel restrictions, preventing filming at its usual location in Australia.

The celebrity line-up is yet to be revealed however a number of stars, including broadcaster Richard Madeley and former Love Island contestant Maura Higgins, are rumoured to be taking part.

The last season of the series was won by podcast host Giovanna Fletcher.

Ginola’s reported involvement is sure to delight presenters Ant and Dec, who are both Newcastle fans.