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Last Updated: Tuesday October 26 2010 17:08 GMT

Is Strictly star Gavin Henson waltzing to new rugby club?

Gavin Henson, from when he was still playing for the Ospreys

It looks like Strictly Come Dancing's Gavin Henson could be waltzing his way to a new rugby club.

The Welsh centre is expected to announce that he's leaving the Ospreys in Wales to join Saracens, in Watford.

He hasn't played rugby for the Ospreys since hurting his ankle in March 2009, and is currently on unpaid leave.

Saracens want Gavin to replace injured fly-half Derick Hougaard, but club chief Edward Griffiths said the deal was still being finalised.

Welsh rugby star Gavin Henson
Gavin Henson will be juggling rugby training with his Strictly sessions

"The deal is not done," he said. "There are obstacles but we hope to make a formal announcement later in the week."

Gavin has already been training with the Saracens squad, squeezing it in between practice sessions for Strictly.

Edward Griffiths said: "He came to train with us and enjoyed himself. And the other players certainly enjoyed having him here."