Lloyd Mullaney has been ardent in his pursuit of ex-lapdancer Cheryl and in next week’s Coronation Street, he gets closer to her than he’s ever been…

Cheryl’s violent husband Chris is the instigator of their new intimacy when his vocal dismissal of Cheryl’s parenting skills earns him a punch in the gob from Lloyd!

Cheryl’s impressed by this defence of her honour and Lloyd is rewarded with a little love action. But is Cheryl really serious about Lloyd?

Watch the new Scoop on Coronation Street: