Sir Roger Moore has offered to replace Daniel Craig in the new James Bond movie 'Spectre'.

Craig - who currently plays the iconic secret agent - recently sprained his knee while shooting a fight scene for the 'Skyfall' sequel at Pinewood studios in Buckinghamshire and Sir Roger, 87, has offered to step into the breach.

He joked: ''Sorry to hear Daniel Craig has sprained his knee on set #Spectre. Being 007 is not without its hazards. I'm available to step in if needed. (sic)''

Sir Roger starred as James Bond in the films between 1973 and 1985.

However, in a recent interview, Sir Roger said Sean Connery and Daniel Craig - as well as the much-maligned GEORGE LAZENBY, who starred in 1969's 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' - were all superior to him in the role.

He reflected: ''I believe [Daniel Craig is] an excellent Bond.

''He's much stronger than I am. I think he does a hell of a good job of it. He and Sean are, I think, undoubtedly the best Bonds.''

Asked where he sits in the hierarchy of Bond actors, Sir Roger said: ''I think a little bit behind George Lazenby, I suppose.''