AMIR KHAN revealed that Harry Redknapp sounded him about I’m a Celebrity last year.
Boxer Khan was the seventh person evicted from the jungle last year, a series won by Made in Chelsea star Georgia ‘Toff’ Toffolo.
Rex Features7 Khan claimed he had never watched the show before going on it
Rex Features7 Similarly Redknapp claimed he was not a previous watcher of the show
Before Redknapp, 71, entered this year he claimed he had never seen I’m a Celeb before.
The former Tottenham and West Ham manager has won a whole new legion of fans over his pining after his wife Sandra, who he has been married to for 54 years.
But, according to Khan, Redknapp was bending the truth about how much he knew about the show before signing up.
The former light-welterweight champ said: “Harry Redknapp is wicked. I spoke to Harry when I came out of the jungle.
Rex Features7 Khan was voted of seventh before Toff was crowned 2017 winner
Rex Features7 The boxer was often frightened by spiders during challenges
PA:Press Association7 The boxer has won two fights since his appearance on the ITV show
Rex Features7 Redknapp is becoming a favourite to win the show due to his personality
“He started messaging me quite a lot, saying ‘how’s the jungle? Is it really that scary? What’s the food like?'
“He kept asking me these questions and I was wondering why he was asking me so many – maybe someone had already approached him.
“When I look back at it now it was all to do with him going in.”
Rex Features7 Redknapp has managed the likes of Tottenham, Portsmouth, QPR and Southampton