Former EastEnders actress Daniella Westbrook may be set to make a return to the long-running soap opera, it has been claimed.
The 35-year-old actress played Sam Mitchell during the 1990s, but struggled with a much-publicised drug addiction.
However, producers are reportedly ready to offer her the role once again, despite Kim Medcalf taking over the part between 2002 and 2005.
"[Daniella] was the original Sam and the chemistry with Sid Owen as Ricky was exciting stuff. If she returns it will be the talk of soapland for months," a source told the Sun.
"This would hark back to the Albert Square brat pack - Ricky, Bianca, Janine and Sam."
Daniella has returned to the role twice in the past, but her substance problems continued to affect her work.
The actress's last appearance on TV was when she took part in the second series of ITV jungle reality series I'm A Celebrity…
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