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Aljaz Skorjanec has opened up about Len Goodman's future replacement
The 72-year-old ballroom dancing king announced last year that he was leaving the show after 12 years.
Ever since then speculation about who will take his place has been rife, with professional dancers Anton Du Beke and Karen Hardy the hot favourites to fill the empty seat on the judging panel
Speaking to Express.co.uk at a Strictly Come Dancing press event, Aljaž, who was partnered with Daisy Lowe last year, revealed who he thought would replace Len.
Aljaz is about to kick off the nationwide Strictly Come Dancing tour alongside Daisy Lowe
Whoever it’s going to be its going to be a tough job to fill!
The 26-year-old teased: “No one he’s irreplaceable.
“Whoever it’s going to be its going to be a tough job to fill!”
Aljaž is currently preparing for the Strictly Come Dancing tour where he has been reunited with his 2016 celebrity partner, Daisy.
The pair have become extremely close since being partnered up last September and Daisy now counts Aljaž as one of her closest friends.
Aljaz described Len as 'irreplacable' as he gushed about the former head judge
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When asked what was the best thing about her Strictly experience, the 28-year-old model said: “I think for me the opportunity to dance every day and meeting the greatest friends.
“I’m so lucky that I got to share my experience with Aljaž for sure because he’s just one of my best mates and that’s just how it is now!”
The Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour kicks off tomorrow at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham