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Strictly's Neil Jones still unsure if he'll return this weekend

Digital Spy (UK) logo Digital Spy (UK) 07/11/2019 Justin Harp

© Nils Jorgensen/Shutterstock Injured Strictly Come Dancing pro Neil Jones has revealed that it will come down to the wire whether he will dance on Saturday night.

Neil has been on the shelf for the last two weeks, forcing Kevin Clifton to stand in with his celebrity partner Alex Scott while he recuperates.

While the professional previously said he was feeling "positive" about the likelihood of returning this weekend, the trio admitted on Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two that a final decision still hasn't been made.

"I'm really hoping. I still don't know," he admitted. "I've been dancing a lot today. I've been doing that. It's been feeling good, but I need to be passed by the physio."

Neil will have that exam with the physio on Friday (November 8), which means he, Alex and Kevin will only have one day before showtime on Saturday to know which configuration will be dancing.

Strictly Come Dancing, Halloween 2019, Alex Scott, Kevin Clifton © Guy Levy - BBC Strictly Come Dancing, Halloween 2019, Alex Scott, Kevin Clifton "I've been dancing with both, and Neil will make the decision," Alex explained. "If he's 100%, I know he will go out there and dance. Actually, I just want to say how frustrating it's been for Neil.

"Just hearing everybody speak about me dancing with Kev, and this guy is amazing! I want to be at the level that I'm at with him right now. Whether I'm dancing with Neil or I'm dancing with Kev, they are both amazing guys."

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 continues on Saturday (November 9) at 6.50pm on BBC One.

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