Pregnant country music star Jessie James is set to relocate to New York this summer (14) after her American footballer husband Eric Decker signed a five-year deal with the New York Jets.

The singer, who is due to give birth to the couple's first child in the next few days, is making plans to move from rural Colorado, where Decker played for the Denver Broncos, to the Big Apple.

The wide receiver became a free agent this week (begs10Mar14) and was one of the first big names to secure a new contract for the upcoming 2014-2015 football season.

The news of his deal, worth $36.25 million (£22.66 million), was made official late on Wednesday (12Mar14) and his expectant wife took to to express her excitement.

After receiving congratulatory messages from her New York-based fans, she tweeted, "Thank you all so much for the warm welcome. So excited for the next chapter and to call Ny home! So proud of my hubby and his decision!"

She added, "Now hurry up and get on a plane @EricDecker87 so u (sic) can see your baby girl born!! What a day!!!"

The couple, which also has its own reality Tv show Eric & Jessie, wed in Colorado last summer (Jun13).