DENNIS WISE was recognized for being a hardman on the soccer pitch – however is now having to show his steel within the jungle.
The Chelsea fan favorite and former membership captain has signed up for this yr’s version of I’m A Superstar… Get Me Out of Right here. Right here’s all of the you could know…
Who’s Dennis Clever?
A extremely combative midfielder, Clever got here by means of the youth ranks at Southampton earlier than transferring to Wimbledon in 1985.
He was a member of the ‘Loopy Gang’, together with Vinnie Jones and Lawrie Sanchez, who fired the Dons to FA Cup glory in 1988 – with Clever offering the cross for Sanchez to go the winner in opposition to Liverpool.
After signing for Chelsea in 1990 for a membership document £1.6m, he went on to make 332 appearances and scored 52 instances for the Blues from midfield.
Famed for his no-nonsense fashion however typically under-appreciated for his ability on the ball, Clever received two extra FA Cup’s on the Bridge, in addition to the League Cup and Cup Winners Cup.
He gained notoriety with some outdoors of soccer in 1995 when he was sentenced to a few months jail time for an assault on a taxi driver.
After receiving 21 England caps, he moved on from Chelsea in 2001 and had spells at Leicester, Millwall and Southampton, earlier than retiring in 2006 while at Coventry.
Clever has managed Millwall and Saints as player-boss, earlier than a two-year spell with Leeds in 2006-08, however hasn’t been again in administration since.
Is he married with kids?
Sure, Clever married his spouse Claire in 2004.
The pair have two kids, Henry and Amber.
How tall is he?
Famed for his no-nonsense persona on the pitch, Clever was typically squaring as much as gamers far bigger than him.
The midfielder is simply 5ft5, however that didn’t cease him famously swinging a head in on the 6ft4 Patrick Vieira in 2001.
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Does Dennis Clever have any phobias and what else has he stated about I’m A Superstar?
Dennis Clever revealed he’s slightly claustrophobic and is dreading any trials which may contain a coffin however he’s additionally fearing the dearth of management he’ll have within the Jungle.
“Taking your freedom away is troublesome,” he says. “I’m fortunate sufficient to have the ability to take my very own kids to highschool, choose them up and do no matter I need in between. That’s being taken away from you.”
His footballing background has undoubtedly given him a aggressive edge, “Occurring I’m A Superstar is manner tougher than taking part in a aggressive soccer sport,” he declares.
“However at the least I’m used to being in a staff setting. You’ve obtained the completely different characters like those with a giant ego after which there will probably be others who’re simple to get on with.”
Dennis says he’s fairly chilled about all of it and he undoubtedly received’t be giving up.
When is I’m A Superstar again on TV?
I’m A Superstar 2017 continues tonight on ITV at 9.10pm.
The present normally runs for 3 weeks.
You may meet up with any missed episodes on ITV Hub.