Declan Donnelly is reported to have found love again, striking up a secret romance with his manager Ali Astall.

According to The Sun the Britain’s Got Talent co-host has grown increasingly close to the 34-year-old, who has managed both him and Ant for the best part of a decade.

And the paper reports they have now confirmed their relationship to close family and friends as well as James Grant Management, the agency where Ali works.

“They’ve adored each other for years and people have often thought they were together – but it’s only recently that they finally became an item,” a source told the paper.

The couple are reportedly on holiday together after joining Ant and his wife Lisa Armstrong on a recent trip.

They have also been seen out and about together near their respective homes in Chiswick, West London.

Dec previously dated 2Point 4Children star Claire Buckfield for 11 years before they split in 2003 – while his last serious relationship, with Sky Sports presenter Georgie Thompson, ended in 2011.

Since then he has been predominantly single, although was romantically linked with Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts – who finished second on the 2012 series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here earlier this year.