Love Island make last minute change to villa just days before filming summer series

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LOVE Island bosses have made a last minute change to the villa just days before filming kicks off.

The new and improved villa was unveiled yesterday and eagle-eyed fans might have spotted that there was a table on the terrace.

The terrace currently has a wooden table on it which will be removed

Some very famous moments have happened on the terrace

But HOAR can reveal that’s it’s being taken out to maximise the space – as the terrace has been home to some huge moments over the years.

It’s often the place where first kisses take place and a safe space for confessionals between the girls.

One of last summer’s most iconic moments – Ekin-Su crawling across the floor to kiss Jay – took place there.

The show’s Creative Director Mike Spencer tells HOAR: “We encourage a crawl to be honest! We’re trying to make it more of a challenge! Nah I think we’ll probably move that [table].”

The huge countryside mansion in Mallorca has been given a makeover ahead of the show’s tenth series, which is being hosted by Maya Jama. 

The transformation sees a new, sexier than ever Hideaway with a swing, a cosy bedroom packed with Ann Summers goodies, and a Bali-style plunge pool. 

And the main bedroom – with just five beds in it – is more intimate than ever with two new seating areas for catch ups and mirrored wardrobes.

Among the first 10 contestants for the 10th season are estate agent Catherine Agbaje, 22, from Dublin, gas engineer Mitchel Taylor, 26, from Sheffield, and Tyrique Hyde, 24, from Essex, a semi-professional footballer.

They will be joined by Molly Marsh, 21, a musical theatre performer and social media creator from Doncaster, model Ella Thomas, 23, from Glasgow, and Jess Harding, 22, an aesthetics practitioner from London.

Finishing the line-up are Mehdi Edno, 26, from Bordeaux in France, beautician Ruchee Gurung, 24, from Sutton, business development executive George Fensom, 24, from Bedford, and business owner Andre Furtado, 21, from Dudley.

Mitchel Taylor is currently the 11/4 favourite to be the male winner, with Molly Marsh the frontrunner to be crowned the female victor, according to BetFair.

Andre Furtado (10/3) and George Fensom (4/1) trail Mitchel, while Ella Thomas (3/1) and Jess Harding (4/1) are contenders to beat Molly.

The terrace is often a place for rows or kisses