You may have thought news that Love Island will return for a winter series was just a rumour, but a new trailer has officially announced the reality show’s return.

ITV has released a brand new promo for the series, which is set to return to ITV2 in January.

The trailer hears narrator Iain Stirling telling viewers: “Guess what, winter – you can take your frost bite and stick it where the sun don’t shine.”

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He continued: “This year our heads have been turned. We’ll be covering ourselves in glitter and dancing around the firepit and there’s nothing you can do about it.”

The trailer ends with host Caroline Flack saying, “Sorry, winter – you’re just not our type.”

This will be the first of two series to run in 2020, with the winter one taking place in South Africa.

On Twitter, one fan pondered whether Love Island will have the same effect on viewers in the colder months.

Love Island in the winter isn’t the same,” the tweet wrote. “The music doesn’t have same effect when I’m freezing and it’s pitch black.”

Last summer’s series was won by Amber Gill and Greg O’Shea. The winter version is expected to begin on 8 January.

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