Rio Ferdinand is planning to maneuver his girlfriend Katie Wright into his dwelling completely.
The previous skilled Manchester United soccer participant solely began courting the 26-year-old actuality TV star earlier this yr but it surely appears to be like like issues are getting severe between them as she’s eager to maneuver her belongings into his mansion as soon as the lease on her flat is up.
A supply instructed The Solar On-line: “She’s all however moved in already – Kate and Rio are inseparable. It is the subsequent pure step for them – after spending a lot time collectively in Dubai, it appears ridiculous that she’d transfer again to her flat in Essex.
“She already spends lots of time at Rio’s and retains lots of her stuff there too. It is solely a matter of time till they make it official.”
And it looks like his youngsters Lorenz, 11, Tate, 9, and Tia, six, haven’t any downside with Katie shifting in to their dwelling because the 38-year-old sports activities pundit not too long ago mentioned their romance would not have gotten off the bottom if his youngsters did not like her.
He mentioned: “I am in a relationship and it is going effectively. My youngsters need to be completely satisfied. They need to be a part of that dialog [about my relationships] … There has not been any stage on this relationship they haven’t been a part of. From the introducing … I’ll all the time be certain they’re a part of any dialog that may be have an effect on their lives.”
That is Rio’s first relationship since his spouse Rebecca Ellis – who he was married to from 2009 till 2015 – tragically died two years in the past following a brief battle with breast most cancers.
And he has admitted his tragic loss has inspired him to be extra emotional as a result of he needs his youngsters to know that it is completely regular to mourn their mom.
He defined: “I by no means noticed affection and love [growing up] … [As a footballer] when you noticed any guys displaying emotion that may imply they are not adequate … [I worry about not saying I love you enough] … They’re the issues that can preserve you up at night time and stick round… Now I’m not making the identical mistake with my youngsters, my youngsters, the individuals I really like know precisely how I really feel about them.”
Rio additionally misplaced his mom Janice St. Fort this yr following an extended battle with most cancers.