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Michael Strahan Close to Signing Up for 'Good Morning America'

April 2, 2014 (3:55 am) GMT
The former New York Giants defensive end is reportedly finalizing his deal to join the ABC morning show.
Michael Strahan

George Stephanopoulos may soon be joined by another male anchor on "". Words on the street are, is hammering out the final details of a deal with the breakfast show.

"They're on the verge of signing the deal," a source tells the Daily News. "It could be announced this week." The talks reportedly began a month ago before Josh Elliott made the decision to leave the show for NBC Sports.

Strahan reportedly will make frequent appearances on the ABC morning program and still keep his job on "". His "Live!" co-host was also approached about joining "GMA", but she turned it down.

Following Elliott's sudden departure, Stephanopoulos is now the only male anchor on "GMA" panel. Co-anchor Lara Spencer joked about this on Monday, March 31, saying, "The estrogen is flowing."

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