DENNIS WISE was recognized for being a hardman on the pitch – however will now must show his steel within the jungle Down Underneath.
The Solar completely revealed that the previous Chelsea and Wimbledon star, 50, had signed up to participate on this yr’s version of I am A Superstar… Get Me Out of Right here.
And managers hope that the diminutive midfielder can carry some spine to the camp as soon as the programme begins per week on November 26.
Who’s Dennis Clever?
A HIGHLY combative midfielder, Clever got here by way 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 occasions 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 notierity 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 participant 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?
YES, 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 did not cease him famously swinging a head in on the 6ft4 Patrick Vieira in 2001.
Does Dennis Clever have any phobias and what else has he mentioned about I am A Superstar?
Dennis Clever revealed he is a bit of claustrophobic and is dreading any trials which may contain a coffin however he is 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 high school, choose them up and do no matter I would like 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 more durable than enjoying a aggressive soccer sport,” he declares.
“However a minimum of I’m used to being in a workforce surroundings. You’ve received the totally different characters like those with a giant ego after which there will likely be others who’re simple to get on with.”
Dennis says he’s fairly chilled about all of it and he undoubtedly will not be giving up.
When is I’m A Superstar again on TV?
I’m A Superstar 2017 continues tonight on ITV 9pm with a 60 minute roundup of yesterday’s actions.
The present normally runs for 3 weeks.
You’ll be able to meet up with any missed episodes on ITV Hub.