Kate Ford At The 2016 British Academy Television Awards In London

Matt Goss ‘secretly pursuing Coronation Street’s Kate Ford’

A romance could be blossoming

Bros star Matt Goss is reportedly keen to take Coronation Street star Kate Ford out on a date.

It’s been said that the 50-year-old singer has secretly been pursuing the actress with direct messages on Twitter.

Matt has apparently had a soft spot for the 42-year-old soap star for a while and has been ‘liking’ her Instagram pictures.

He apparently has a crush on Corrie’s Kate (Credit: SplashNews.com)

A source told The Sun: “Matt has made no secret that he’s an eligible bachelor and wants to find love again.

“He’s a fan of Corrie and has always had a bit of a soft spot for Kate so decided to slide into her direct messages on Twitter. They haven’t met up yet but there’s definitely a connection between them.”

The insider claimed that Kate – who plays Tracy Barlow on the cobbles – also reminds Matt of his ex, Melanie Sykes.

They added: “Matt is hoping he can persuade Kate to go on a date some time in the near future. He certainly has a type given just how similar she looks to his ex Mel.”

The Bros singer would like to take Kate out (Credit: SplashNews.com)

It’s believed the pair have exchanged messages online since Matt made the move.

Matt had a romance with presenter Mel in the nineties, which lasted five years.

Last year, he was also linked to X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson.

Matt was with Mel for five years (Credit: SplashNews.com)

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He recently opened up about his hopes of finding The One and settling down.

During an interview with Hello! last year, Matt admitted: “I’d love to find that place and have a family and get married. That’s certainly something that will make everything complete for me.

“I really feel like I’m ready to share all that with someone special.”

Matt with his brother and Bros co-star, Luke (Credit: Brett D. Cove / SplashNews.com)

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Meanwhile, Kate is single following her divorce from producer Jon Connerty in 2013.

She has confessed that the idea of dating again scares her.

Kate is single too (Credit: @realkate1 Instagram)

She told The Mirror in 2015: “The thought of going on a date makes me want to run for the hills and live in a tent for the rest of my life.”

ED! has contacted representatives for both Matt and Kate.

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