Maura Higgins and Giovanni Pernice’s romance was recently ‘confirmed’ by a pal of theirs.

And it sounds like the pair, both 30, have sensational chemistry and are looking ahead to the future after starting out as “some fun” as now “it’s getting more serious”, according to an insider.

“They’re a thing now. At first it was just a couple of dates and some fun but it’s getting more serious and they’re clearly really into each other,” a source told The Sun.

They added that the pair are “really getting on well” and that they hope over summer they can “get to know each other better.”

Sharing on the fireworks between the dancer and Irish beauty, the insider added: “They’re keeping it a bit quiet as they’ve both had failed public relationships but it’s hotting up really fast.” Maura Higgins and Giovanni Pernice’s romance is reportedly ‘hotting up’

The Love Island bombshell and Strictly Come Dancing professional sparked speculation that they were an item after they were spotted on a date to watch the Italy v Austria Euros match at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

After the outing, a source told MailOnline: “It’s early days, but Maura is really enjoying getting to know Giovanni, and the feeling is mutual.

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