Tyson Fury will make an appearance on new ITV show The Games

Tyson Fury will make an appearance on new ITV show The Games, it has been announced.

The 33-year-old WBC heavyweight champion will join presenters Holly Willoughby, Andrew “Freddie” Flintoff, Alex Scott and Chris Kamara on Monday night.

Known to fans as the Gypsy King, he will offer “insight and opinion” on the performances of a series of famous athletes competing for medals on the show.

The Games will see 12 celebrities go head-to-head over a week of live programming, competing in events including diving, cycling, running and weightlifting, each trying to rack up enough points to climb into top of the medal table and crowned Champion of the 2022 Games.

Competitors include ex-Love Islanders Wes Nelson and Olivia Attwood, former Coronation Street star Ryan Thomas, Harry Potter actor Josh Herdman, model and Autism Ambassador Christine McGuinness and The Wanted star Max George.

Tyson will lead a roster of sports stars making appearances on the show each night.

On Monday he will be joined by Olympic gold medalist heptathlete Denise Lewis and Olympic gold medalist diver Matty Lee.

Later in the week there will be appearances from Hollie Arnold, Dame Sarah Storey, Jermaine Jenas and Daley Thompson.

Hosted live by Willoughby and Flintoff, the Games will feature former professional footballer and presenter Scott as on-track reporter and former footballer and presenter Kamara as commentator.

The Games begin May 9 at 9 p.m. on ITV.