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Thursday 17th January 2019

Has Frank Lampard already chosen his and Christine's baby name?

The happy couple announced their baby news on Wednesday

Frank and Christine Lampard have announced they'e expecting their first child together.

And it seems like Frank's already had the baby name sorted for a good few years!

The retired footballer - who has two daughters from a previous relationship revealed back in 2013 that he already knew what name he'd like for any future child, if he was lucky enough to become a father again.

Christine and Frank are expecting their first baby! (Credit: Flynet - SplashNews)

He told The Guardian: "I like the name Frankie.

"If I ever have a son I would call him Frankie, and it's a family name – it's my dad and my dad's dad, so you know, it sticks. I won't forget it."

If I ever have a son I would call him Frankie, and it's a family name.

Works just as well for a daughter, Frank!

Could the couple name their baby Frankie? (Credit: Fameflynet)

Loose Women's Christine and former England player Frank revealed their exciting baby news on Wednesday night.

Frank broke the news with a sweet Instagram post, which was then shared by his wife of three and a half years.

"We have some exciting news we wanted to share with you," the message began.

"My gorgeous wife @christinelampard is pregnant and we all couldn’t be happier!!!

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The announcement was accompanied by a shot of the happy couple with their fur baby and Frank's two daughters from his previous relationship with Elen Rivas, Luna, 12, and Isla, 10.

Christine has previously spoken of their desires to have a child together, telling the Mirror in February: "If it happens, of course it will be wonderful.

"If not we have the two girls – and one is about to embark on her teenage years, so that is a whole other chapter about to happen.

"That is honestly where our heads are at, and we just enjoy life as best we can in between."

Christine married Frank in December 2015 (Credit: Wenn)

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The Northern Irish presenter shares a close bond with her step-daughters, and revealed that Isla's Mother's Day message to her - 'I love you being my stepmum' - reduced her to tears.

"I'm proud I have that kind of relationship with them," she added. Awww.

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