Gary Windass (performed by Mikey North) is about to obtain some unwelcome information when he learns that former accomplice Izzy Armstrong (Cherylee Houston) seems to be pursuing a romance together with his enterprise accomplice Derek Milligan.
He’s stunned to discover Izzy getting shut to Derek after they rapidly hit it off, whereas he has been away from Coronation Street.
Gary, who has simply come again from visiting Nicola Rubinstein (Nicola Thorp) and child Zack in Bristol, is sad to be taught that the pair have hit it off.
He is later shocked to uncover that Derek and Izzy are out on a date.
After additionally studying from Nick Tilsley (Ben Price) Derek has been signing paperwork with out his data, he is understandably left fuming.
Gary and Izzy have had a troubled relationship, after his battle with PTSD, their difficulties of elevating their little one Jake collectively, and
Gary ultimately deciding to go away Izzy earlier than her keep in prison.
So this attainable new romance seems sure to put Gary in an ungainly place.
As the pair develop nearer, Derek learns extra about Gary and Izzy’s previous.
Derek is later stunned to discover out that Gary and Izzy share a toddler collectively, and decides towards pursuing the romance additional, explaining that it will be too awkward to be courting Gary’s ex.
Izzy reminds Derek that he is Gary’s boss and the pair can do as they please, as she appears eager to let issues develop.
He even admits to her his struggles with alcohol, and she presents to assist, ensuing in their date.
Gary has received himself onto a darkish path in current months, which seems set to worsen – might he homicide Derek to maintain him from meddling in his private life?
After nonetheless feeling responsible about his half in Rana’s death earlier this 12 months, he tried to reduce his guilt by serving to out Kate Connor (Faye Brooks) earlier than she leaves Weatherfield this week.
However, his try at clearing his conscience might land him in sizzling water later as Craig Tinker (Colson Smith) noticed him inserting an envelope of money in her bag.
After initially believing this generosity was down to stepmum Jenny Connor (Sally Ann Matthews), Craig rapidly reveals the reality and she confronts Gary about his actions.
Gary lies and pretends that the cash got here from Derek and he simply needed to assist her fund her travels.
It may not all be dangerous information for Gary, as actor Mikey recently spoke a couple of new love curiosity of his personal.
Speaking to Digital Spy final month he stated: “It’s to this point off, however I do know it has been deliberate for ages.
“I’ve known about it since Christmas time but it’s just not happened yet, but it is happening and it all ties into the next big storyline for Gary.”
Coronation Street returns tomorrow at 7:30pm