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Strictly's Kevin Clifton reveals who he wants to win this year

The former Strictly Come Dancing pro has predicted the champion…

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Diane Shipley
Diane ShipleySenior Online Writer
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Kevin Clifton has revealed who he thinks will win this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing, and he thinks Oti Mabuse could be on a winning streak!

Yes, the former Strictly pro revealed in an Instagram Live chat with his fans at the weekend that Bill Bailey is his prediction for 2020 champion.

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If the comedian does lift the glitterball, it will be the second win in a row for his dance partner Oti, who clinched the title last year with Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher.

However, Kevin shared that he thinks Clara Amfo will give Bill a run for his money, having topped the leaderboard following her supercharged Charleston on Saturday night.

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The star said: "Clara was amazing tonight… I've been saying until recently that I think Clara's the winner of Strictly.

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"Last week I changed my mind and said Bill's going to win, because I think Bill is gonna win, but I've been saying that Clara is due a breakout week, that she's going to have one week where she comes out [with] a high energy dance and smashes it."

Kevin went on: "It happened this week and she got two tens, top of the leaderboard, massive week for her, saw it coming, and I'm really pleased for her…"

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Kevin believes Bill is going to win 

Explaining why he enjoys the DJ's performances so much, Kevin said: "She dances with a lot of energy. "She's very warm to watch, I really, really like Clara, they're a great partnership… I think they're going to do very well indeed, I think they could be in the final."

However, Kevin is convinced that Bill is going to win.

The Grimsby native, who is dating his 2018 partner Stacey Dooley, said: "I still think Bill's the one to beat. I think he's probably the winner.

"I know everyone thinks he's like a comedy novelty thing but he's actually a good dancer and he hasn't had a bad week.

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Clara's moves have also impressed Kevin 

"I think it's going to be very difficult to stop Bill winning but I think Clara did a great job tonight.

"I also think Jamie did a really good job tonight… he's gradually got better and better… They're so much fun to watch."

"Bill, Jamie and Clara," one commented.

Another added: "Bill and Jamie were pure joy tonight, and I loved Clara and HRVY too." A third wrote: "Bill and Clara," adding two red heart emojis.

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