Eagle-eyed Love Island fans were left confused by an Instagram interaction which some suggested implies that Davide Sanclimenti and Jacques O'Neill (pictured) may have been pals before the reality show

Love Island fans baffled as Davide and Jacques messaged each other a YEAR before entering the villa #LoveIsland

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Eagle-eyed Love Island followers have been left confused because it emerged that Davide Sanclimenti and Jacques O’Neill had been in touch a yr earlier than getting into the villa. 

Twitter customers expressed their bewilderment on the contestants – each of whom have been linked to Gemma Owen, 19 – speaking within the feedback greater than a yr in the past.

There isn’t any official affirmation that the pair formally knew one another past the interplay, leaving viewers with extra questions.

Eagle-eyed Love Island fans were left confused by an Instagram interaction which some suggested implies that Davide Sanclimenti and Jacques O'Neill (pictured) may have been pals before the reality show

Eagle-eyed Love Island followers have been left confused by an Instagram interplay which some recommended implies that Davide Sanclimenti and Jacques O’Neill (pictured) might have been friends earlier than the truth present 

Pals: ITV2 audiences snooped out the buried conversation, following a racy shirtless post from Davide, 27, dating to January last year

Friends: ITV2 audiences snooped out the buried dialog, following a racy shirtless put up from Davide, 27, relationship to January final yr

ITV2 audiences snooped out the buried dialog, following a racy shirtless put up from Davide, 27, relationship from January final yr. 

The Italian hunk shared a photograph of his sculpted physique, capturing himself lifting a dumbbell as a pal labored out on a bench close by and captioned it ‘Dream Crew’.

Amid the feedback, Jacques’ account jumped out, stating: ‘You boys want to start out coaching,’ including on a pig emoji.

Davide replied with a sequence of laughing emojis in addition to a kissy face, writing: ‘@jacques9oneill_ extra gymnasium and fewer events I suppose.’

'Dream Team': The Italian hunk shared a photo of his sculpted physique, capturing himself lifting a dumbbell as a friend works out on a bench nearby and captioned it 'Dream Team'

‘Dream Crew’: The Italian hunk shared a photograph of his sculpted physique, capturing himself lifting a dumbbell as a pal works out on a bench close by and captioned it ‘Dream Crew’

Playful: Amid the comments, Jacques' account jumped out, stating: 'You boys need to start training,' adding on a pig emoji

Playful: Amid the feedback, Jacques’ account jumped out, stating: ‘You boys want to start out coaching,’ including on a pig emoji

To this Jacques, 23, playfully hit again: ‘Extra gymnasium however hold the quantity of events the identical.’ 

One Tweet additionally identified that in line with Gemma’s claims that her final relationship was roughly a yr and a half in the past, the alternate may have doubtlessly taken place throughout her and Jacques’ break-up.

Social media went wild with confusion, claiming they’re ‘blagged’ that the 2 males do not seem to acknowledge being accustomed to each other.

‘SO DAVIDE AND JACQUES KNEW EACHOTHER BEFORE LOVE ISLAND,’ one person claimed, attaching screenshots of the Instagram interactions. ‘Davide’s replies have mysteriously disappeared. This was round when Jacques and Gemma broke up.

Confusion: Social media went wild with confusion, claiming they're 'blagged' that the two men don't appear to acknowledge being familiar with one another

Confusion: Social media went wild with confusion, claiming they’re ‘blagged’ that the 2 males do not seem to acknowledge being accustomed to each other

‘They appear like they’re mates. Makes it weirder Davide picked Gemma.’ 

One other speculated: ‘So Jacques and Davide knew one another earlier than Love Island? So he should have identified about Gemma beforehand then? Howdy? The mathematics will not be mathing.’

A 3rd commenter posted: ‘My head’s completely gone. So Jacques and Davide knew one another and have been following one another on IG previous to going into the villa after which acted prefer it was the primary time assembly one another?

Questions: Another bewildered fan questioned: 'Dude Jacques and Davide talking around the time Jacques and Gemma broke up?? what!'

Questions: One other bewildered fan questioned: ‘Dude Jacques and Davide speaking across the time Jacques and Gemma broke up?? what!’ 

‘Does that imply Davide knew Gemma as nicely?’ 

One other bewildered fan questioned: ‘Dude Jacques and Davide speaking across the time Jacques and Gemma broke up?? what!’

Followers expressed their shock and confusion on the potential implications.

Connections? Another viewer asked: 'So are Jacques and Davide ever going to mention they both know each other before going on the show?'

Connections? One other viewer requested: ‘So are Jacques and Davide ever going to say they each know one another earlier than happening the present?’

‘Simply seen on Fb that Jacques and Davide knew one another from over a yr in the past and now I am blagged,’ one person penned.

One other viewer requested: ‘So are Jacques and Davide ever going to say they each know one another earlier than happening the present?

‘And does this imply Davide additionally knew Gemma.’ 

Elsewhere somebody known as the potential hyperlink a ‘bit unfair’. They wrote: ‘So apparently Davide, Gemma and Jacques knew one another earlier than the present? 

Old flame: Gemma's ex Jacques has previously said: 'I think it needs to be the right person, at the right time. I was saying to my mum the other day that I want a girl. And I'm now ready to settle down.'

Outdated flame: Gemma’s ex Jacques has beforehand mentioned: ‘I feel it must be the correct individual, on the proper time. I used to be saying to my mum the opposite day that I desire a lady. And I am now able to quiet down.’

‘Bit unfair should you ask me, Gemma will save Davide if the brand new lady picks Luca.’ 

Twitter additionally remarked that the pleasant interactions between the 2 contestants on the present now apparently is sensible.

One wrote: ‘Is smart now. Jacques was probably the most comforting to Davide and made little pictures at Ekin Su/Jay final episode.’

One other quipped: ‘Assume there is a motive why Jacques actually likes Davide. These guys have been associates for time.’

Elsewhere somebody joked: ‘Ekin Su is not the one actor within the villa. Jacques & Davide additionally deserve Oscars.’ 

MailOnline has reached out to Love Island representatives for remark. 

It comes as Sunday evening’s nail-biting Love Island episode noticed Remi Lambert go away the villa as bombshell Danica Taylor made waves by selecting to couple up with Luca Bish.

However Twitter breathed a sigh of reduction as Gemma Owen – who was left with a tough alternative when left single – saved Davide Sanclimenti from being kicked off.

After Danica’s daring determination, which left the fishmonger showing visibly offended, Michael Owen’s daughter selected fan favorite Davide due to his ‘humorous aspect’. 

Drama: Sunday night's tense Love Island episode saw Remi Lambert leave the villa as bombshell Danica Taylor made waves by choosing to couple up with Luca Bish, 23

Drama: Sunday evening’s tense Love Island episode noticed Remi Lambert go away the villa as bombshell Danica Taylor made waves by selecting to couple up with Luca Bish, 23

She mentioned: ‘I might wish to couple up with this boy as a result of I feel the previous couple of days he actually began to indicate his character extra within the villa, his humorous aspect.

‘I feel everybody can agree all of us love that aspect to him.’

Making a slight jab at Danica, 21, she continued: ‘I feel clearly the man that I used to be alleged to be coupling up with has been taken so the boy I might wish to couple up with is Davide.’

Fan favourite: But Twitter breathed a sigh of relief as Gemma Owen - who was left with a difficult choice when left single - saved Davide Sanclimenti from being kicked off

Fan favorite: However Twitter breathed a sigh of reduction as Gemma Owen – who was left with a tough alternative when left single – saved Davide Sanclimenti from being kicked off

The pair – who have been as soon as coupled up – then shared a hug as Tash Ghouri, 23, grabbed Gemma’s hand for consolation.   

Social media went wild for the recoupling, with many thanking Gemma, 19, who in previous obtained backlash for her ‘spoilt’ angle.

Posting a response image with a number of coronary heart emojis, one fan wrote: ‘Me watching Gemma save Davide…sorry for speaking unhealthy about you, you at the moment are my favorite.’ 

'Sorry for talking bad about you': Social media went wild for the recoupling, with many thanking Gemma, who in past received backlash for her 'spoilt' attitude

‘Sorry for speaking unhealthy about you’: Social media went wild for the recoupling, with many thanking Gemma, who in previous obtained backlash for her ‘spoilt’ angle 

One other added: ‘Ykw I am glad Gemma saved Davide that man is humorous and brings character to the present.’

Elsewhere a person wrote: ‘Thanks Gemma for holding Davide in! That man is comedy gold.’

Viewers additionally expressed their adoration for her heartfelt speech concerning the Italian hunk, 27, in addition to the opposite islanders’ response.

'Living for it': One post also remarked on the irony of the reaction, given fans were displeased when the pair was initially coupled up as many felt uncomfortable with the pair's age gap

‘Dwelling for it’: One put up additionally remarked on the irony of the response, given followers have been displeased when the pair was initially coupled up as many felt uncomfortable with the pair’s age hole 

One penned: ‘Gemma selecting Davide and everybody smiling.’

‘GEMMA CHOOSING DAVIDE. THAT SPEECH HAS MY HEART I LOVE HER SO MUCH,’ one other mentioned.

One put up additionally remarked on the irony of the response, given followers have been displeased when the pair was initially coupled up as many felt uncomfortable with the pair’s age hole.

'God bless Gemma': Other Twitter users claimed Gemma is 'growing on them' following the decision

‘God bless Gemma’: Different Twitter customers claimed Gemma is ‘rising on them’ following the choice 

They wrote: ‘Bear in mind we have been raging about Gemma and Davide and now we live for it.’

Different customers claimed Gemma is ‘rising on them’ following the choice.

‘God bless Gemma for saving Davide,’ one learn.

Disbelief: Love Island fans were left unimpressed with Gemma during Sunday night's episode as she shared a bed with her new partner Davide

Disbelief: Love Island followers have been left unimpressed with Gemma throughout Sunday evening’s episode as she shared a mattress together with her new accomplice Davide

A second poster added: ‘I fee Gemma for holding Davide.’

‘THANK YOU GEMMA FOR CHOOSING DAVIDE’ one other exclaimed, whereas elsewhere a person mentioned: ‘Gemma saving Davide she’s beginning to develop on me ngl.’

Nonetheless followers have been additionally left sad with Gemma on Sunday evening’s episode as she shared a mattress together with her new accomplice – whereas her love curiosity Luca, 23, refused to sleep beside the villa’s latest bombshell. 

Alone: While Luca was adamant that he didn't want to get to know the dancer and said he was 'putting all his eggs in one basket' for Gemma, fans flocked to Twitter to share their reactions

Alone: Whereas Luca was adamant that he did not need to get to know the dancer and mentioned he was ‘placing all his eggs in a single basket’ for Gemma, followers flocked to Twitter to share their reactions

Deja vu: The shock decision saw Gemma forced to take back her day one partner, Italian hunk  Davide

Deja vu: The shock determination noticed Gemma pressured to take again her day one accomplice, Italian hunk  Davide

The newest recoupling noticed Danica select the fishmonger in a dramatic present opening that noticed Remi, 22, dumped.

The shock determination noticed Gemma pressured to take again her day one accomplice, Davide, leaving some viewers shocked and in disbelief, whereas many questioned her true emotions for the Brighton native.

Whereas Luca was adamant that he did not need to get to know the dancer and mentioned he was ‘placing all his eggs in a single basket’ for Gemma, followers flocked to Twitter to share their reactions.

'No way': The shock decision saw Gemma forced to take back her day one partner, Davide, leaving some viewers shocked and in disbelief, while many questioned her true feelings

‘No manner’: The shock determination noticed Gemma pressured to take again her day one accomplice, Davide, leaving some viewers shocked and in disbelief, whereas many questioned her true emotions

One follower mentioned: ‘I feel if Gemma actually appreciated him she’d sleep in the identical mattress as him.’   

One other remarked: ‘No manner Gemma slept in mattress with Davide.’

‘Nah Gemma doesn’t like this man, you are telling me she waved off to sleep in a mattress on his personal while you sleep in the identical mattress as ur previous ting,’ a unimpressed viewer wrote. 

Shock: New bombshell Danica Taylor has coupled up with 'gutted' Luca in a dramatic show opener that saw Remi Lambert dumped from the villa on Sunday

Shock: New bombshell Danica Taylor has coupled up with ‘gutted’ Luca in a dramatic present opener that noticed Remi Lambert dumped from the villa on Sunday

 One other fan questioned: ‘Soooo why is not Gemma staying on the market with luca?’

Talking forward of her alternative, Danica informed them she had ‘to go along with coronary heart’, regardless of not even being within the villa 24 hours.

‘I can sort of solely go on what I can see at face worth and any person who I really feel like is normally my sort.

Gutted: Danica certainly ruffled feathers during the recoupling that sent his relationship with Gemma to the rocks

Gutted: Danica actually ruffled feathers in the course of the recoupling that despatched his relationship with Gemma to the rocks

‘I must discover that sadly so I’ll must observe my coronary heart on this one. The boy that I need to couple up with is Luca.’ 

Luca might be seen along with his head in his fingers, later telling Gemma: ‘I need you, that’s it and I do not care.’

‘I can sort of solely go on what I can see at face worth and any person who I really feel like is normally my sort. I must discover that sadly so I’ll must observe my coronary heart on this one. The boy that I need to couple up with is Luca.’ 

Nightmare: Luca could be seen with his head in his hands after Danica's recoupling announcement

Nightmare: Luca might be seen along with his head in his fingers after Danica’s recoupling announcement

Drama: Speaking ahead of her choice, Danica told them she had 'to go with heart', despite not even being in the villa 24 hours

Drama: Talking forward of her alternative, Danica informed them she had ‘to go along with coronary heart’, regardless of not even being within the villa 24 hours

Luca might be seen along with his head in his fingers, later telling Gemma: ‘I need you, that’s it and I do not care.’

Talking within the seaside hut, he added: ‘It is going to make us stronger however I’m gutted.’ 

Upon his exit Remi detailed: ‘I am a bit disenchanted – I want I may keep longer to get to know Indiyah and Danica largely. On the identical time, I really feel prefer it was my time to depart. I used to be getting blended indicators and I wasn’t getting a transparent reply from the women.

Feelings: Luca later reassured his romantic interest and told Gemma: 'I want you, that is it and I don't care'

Emotions: Luca later reassured his romantic curiosity and informed Gemma: ‘I would like you, that’s it and I do not care’

He revealed that he was initially drawn to Paige earlier than admitted that Indiyah caught his eye.

Remi continued: ‘I really feel like me and Indiyah had a connection however her and Ikenna have been there from the beginning and so they’ve constructed a robust connection and basis. I simply want I might had extra time together with her.’ 

Elsewhere within the explosive episode, viewers noticed Ekin-Su pair up with Jay, who she beforehand shared sneaky kisses with, Tasha continued her relationship with Andrew and Amber selected Dami. 

Should Gemma be worried? He jokingly added: 'It just means you have something good if a new girl comes in and picks me doesn't it'

Ought to Gemma be nervous? He jokingly added: ‘It simply means you could have one thing good if a brand new lady is available in and picks me does not it’

While Paige caught with Jaques and Indiyah stood by Ikenna, regardless of the couple showing to be on the rocks.

Indiyah later mentioned her emotions with the opposite contestants by the pool, as she admitted that she did not suppose there was a ‘spark’ between herself and Ikenna and felt that Dami was simpler to talk to. 

After the shock recoupling Luca selected to spend the evening in the lounge as he determined in opposition to sharing a mattress along with his new accomplice Danica. 

Loved-up: Speaking in the beach hut, Luca later added: 'It will make us stronger but I am gutted'

Cherished-up: Talking within the seaside hut, Luca later added: ‘It is going to make us stronger however I’m gutted’

The subsequent day the Islanders have been stress-free within the backyard when Danica obtained a textual content revealing she could be happening a date with Luca.

Leaving the Villa the newly fashioned couple made their approach to the seaside as they loved a romantic shoreside setting full with picnic blanket and drinks.

Talking on the date, Danica mentioned: ‘Actually, that is in all probability the second real date I feel I have been on.’

Romantic: The next day the Islanders were relaxing in the garden when Danica received a text revealing she would be going on a date with Luca to the beach

Romantic: The subsequent day the Islanders have been stress-free within the backyard when Danica obtained a textual content revealing she could be happening a date with Luca to the seaside

To which the fishmonger replied: ‘Wow, pleasure, I’m certain quite a lot of boys would need to kiss you.’ 

‘Kisses on first dates?’, Danica questioned. 

Viewers have been informed on the finish of the episode that they’d have the ability to forged a vote to avoid wasting their favorite boy and lady, these with the fewest votes could be vulnerable to going residence, while Danica could be excluded from the vote. 

Love Island returns on Monday evening at 9pm on ITV2 and ITV Hub. 

Scenic: Leaving the Villa the newly formed couple made their way to the beach as they enjoyed a romantic shoreside setting complete with picnic blanket and drinks

Scenic: Leaving the Villa the newly fashioned couple made their approach to the seaside as they loved a romantic shoreside setting full with picnic blanket and drinks

LOVE ISLAND 2022: MEET THE CONTESTANTS

Paige  Thorne

Title: Paige Thorne

Age: 24

Location: Swansea

Occupation: Paramedic

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘In Swansea there’s simply no-one I can discover. 

‘I have not bought to swipe. So, hopefully they’ll simply come to me now!

‘I got here out of a relationship and I used to be simply so achieved with guys. Then I used to be like, ‘Okay, I am bored now’

Indiyah Polack

 Title: Indiyah Polack

Age: 23

Location: London

Occupation: Resort waitress

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘It is fairly exhausting to this point with out being influenced by social media and stuff like that.

‘Love Island is a good place to get to know somebody one-on-one. 

‘I do not suppose I’ve ever been out with two guys who’re fairly the identical.’

Tasha Ghouri

Title: Tasha Ghouri

Age: 23

Location: Thirsk

Occupation: Mannequin and dancer

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘My relationship life has been a shambles.

‘This is a chance for me to seek out ‘the one’ and have an important summer season on the identical time. 

‘I am positively prepared for a relationship. I am 23 now so I am able to get to know somebody and journey with them.’

Gemma Owen

Gemma Owen

Title: Gemma Owen

Age: 19

Location: Chester

Occupation: Worldwide Dressage Rider and Enterprise Proprietor

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I’m open to discovering love, I am desirous to have a very enjoyable summer season. 

‘I’d say I am enjoyable, flirty and fiery. I feel I am good at giving recommendation, I am a superb individual to speak to, I am very trustworthy. 

‘If I would like the identical man, I might do it however in a pleasant respectful manner.

Andrew Le Page

Andrew Le Web page

Title: Andrew Le Web page

Age: 27

Location: Guernsey

Occupation: Actual Property Agent

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘After I’m with somebody I am very loyal.

‘I am a superb boyfriend as after I’m with somebody I am all for them.

‘I am truly single for as soon as, so I assumed why not?

That is the very best time to provide it a go.’ 

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Title: Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu

Age: 27

Location: Essex

Occupation: Actress

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I am fairly choosy and I am not simply searching for appears to be like, I am searching for brains! 

‘I am searching for somebody with intelligence, somebody who can have good chats. Nothing like cockiness!’

Jay Younger

Jay Youthful

Title: Jay Youthful

Age: 28

Location: Edinburgh

Occupation: Funding analyst

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I’m a gradual burner for certain, yeah. I don’t fall simply.

‘I fairly like self sufficiency in women.’ 

Danica Taylor

Danica Taylor

Title: Danica Taylor

Age: 21

Location: Leicester

Occupation: Dancer

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I’m the kind of girlfriend that I need to achieve this a lot with you – deep conversations, foolish actions.

‘If you happen to say let’s go canoeing all day despite the fact that I’m fairly a glam lady, I’m down for it.’

Dami Hope

Dami Hope

Title: Dami Hope

Age: 26

Location: Dublin

Occupation: Senior Microbiologist

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I might be speaking to completely different women, it won’t go nicely with some.

‘After I’m truly in a relationship, I feel it is a star signal factor.

‘I am an Aries however I am very passionate – I at all times used to place that individual first. I am actually good at being in a group’.

Davide Sanclimenti

 Title: Davide Sanclimenti

Age: 27

Location: Rome (lives in Manchester)

Occupation: Enterprise proprietor

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘Numerous English women truly love me.

‘They like to be round me and I like to be round them. I need to discover my soulmate.

‘Discover my individual so I can truly construct one thing sooner or later, develop with them, be a household. ‘

Ikenna Ekwonna

Title: Ikenna Ekwonna

Age: 23

Location: Nottingham

Occupation: Pharmaceutical Gross sales

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I’ve solely been in a single previous relationship however now I feel I am on the age the place I may discover somebody.

‘Hopefully, I’ll deliver spontaneity and pleasure.

‘I am not likely shy to talk to individuals I do not actually care an excessive amount of about what individuals suppose.’

Amber Beckford

Amber Beckford

Title: Amber Beckford

Age: 24

Location: London 

Occupation: Nanny

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I do not like guys that showcase.

‘I do not like flashy guys – simply have a character and make me chuckle.

‘There was this one man and he was attempting to purposefully showcase his automotive keys and we have been actually in the midst of a restaurant!’

Luca Bish

Luca Bish

 Title: Luca Bish

Age: 23

Location: Brighton 

Occupation: Fishmonger

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I choose to satisfy women out and about. I feel whenever you go searching for it, it isn’t as straightforward although, it is such as you’re too determined for it.

‘If I feel you are the one or I such as you, I am going to take you out on a date however aside from that, if we discuss and I do not like the place it is going – then I will not be throwing out dates.’

Jacques O'Neill

Jacques O’Neill

Title:  Jacques O’Neill

Age: 23

Location: Cumbria

Occupation: Rugby League Participant

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘I feel it must be the correct individual, on the proper time. 

‘I used to be saying to my mum the opposite day that I desire a lady. And I’m now able to quiet down.’

Remi Lambert

Remi Lambert

Title: Remi Lambert

Age: 22

Location: Manchester

Occupation: Mannequin

Who’s their sort on paper? ‘Now it’s time to seek out one thing extra critical. I normally meet women out and about on an evening out. 

‘If I see a woman I like, I’ll simply go over with out hesitation and generally I meet women by Instagram.’