Victoria Beckham is pregnant

David and Victoria Beckham are expecting their fourth child in the summer.

The couple, already have three sons, Brooklyn, 11, Romeo, 8, and Cruz, 5.

The couple have often said they would like a little girl and the boys are said to be "very excited" at the thought of a new brother or sister.

Mrs Beckham's spokeswoman declined to give a more specific due date or say how far the pregnancy was advanced.

The Beckhams are currently based in LA but today David has agreed to train with Tottenham until 10 February - so a return to the UK could be a possibility.

They married in 1999, four months after the birth of baby Brooklyn.

Celebs tweet their delight at the news:

- Emma Bunton, who is currently expecting her second child, "Yeah! It's such brilliant news!",

- Melanie Brown adds, "Congrats!"

- Amanda Holden, who is also expecting, tweeted, "Great News that the Beckham's are expecting their 4th child! Hope they get a pink one!"

- Kylie: WOW...Congratulations to @victoriabeckham and David...fourth child on the way!!!

Victoria also to took to Twitter to thank everyone for their messages, "Thank u so much for your kind and beautiful messages! We are all so happy and very excited!"