This is what X-Factor star Chico revealed about England manager Gareth Southgate on Loose Woman

Form X-Factor star Chico has revealed he played football with Gareth Southgate when he grew up in Crawley.

Chico whose real name is Yousseph Slimani, made the revelation on ITV's Loose Women this week.

Chico was on the show us to talk about his new song - It's England Time, a remake of his hit It's Chico Time - and revealed he went Hazelwick School at the same time as Southgate and played football together for the same team.

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Chico told Loose Women: "No one had a bad word to say about him. You could see he was focussed, Football is coming home - it’s England time!"

Former X Factor star Chico went to the same school as Gareth Southgate