Jamie Redknapp and model girlfriend Frida Andersson are expecting their first child together

: Jamie Redknapp attends the Larry King Haircare product launch on November 8, 2018
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Jamie Redknapp and model girlfriend Frida Andersson are reportedly expecting their first child together after 18 months of dating.

The 47-year-old ex-footballer and Sky Sports commentator and 37-year-old are believed to be expecting their first child together.

The Sun has reported Frida is three months pregnant (opens in new tab) and the couple is ‘delighted’.

This will be Frida’s fifth child, she also shares four children from a previous marriage to US hedge fund manager Jonathan Lourie.

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Jamie is a father of two, Charley ,16, and Beau ,12, from his previous marriage to Louise Redknapp, 46. Jamie and Louise divorced in 2017 after almost two decades together, but Louise revealed their sons held out hope they would reunite (opens in new tab).

A source told The Sun, "Jamie and Frida are absolutely delighted. They’ve been virtually inseparable in lockdown, and their relationship has gone from strength to strength.

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"The couple started telling their nearest and dearest last week. Jamie’s been telling pals he’s really excited to be a dad again — less excited about the sleepless nights, and nappy-changing.

"But both he and Frida will be brilliant, hands-on parents."

Jamie Redknapp and Louise Redknapp

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It is also reported that Jamie’s father Harry Redknapp and his mother Sandra are both very happy about the news that they are going to be grandparents again when the baby is born in November. 

Jamie and Louise were married for 19 years and Louise has previously opened up about her heartache (opens in new tab) and  admitted she felt everyone took Jamie’s side (opens in new tab) in their split. Speaking about it in her autobiography 'You Got This'.

Louise has also spoken about the couple's co-parenting (opens in new tab) and how Jamie’s family refused to cut ties (opens in new tab) with her.

She previously said "We speak every day because the kids do a million things. We live five minutes from each other and, when you’ve got children, your lives are very much intertwined, ‘I still want to be his best friend, which is impossible."

Naomi Jamieson
Naomi Jamieson

Naomi is a Trainee News Writer with the Lifestyle team and has worked with the team for seven months. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on fashion, wellbeing, and entertainment for Goodto.com and My Imperfect Life and is training for an NCTJ Qualification.