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Homesick Claudine flies family out to LA for a spot of house hunting

Claudine Keane has invited her entire family to fly out and join her in LA this week after suffering a bout of homesickness.

The Herald can reveal how it's a family affair for the Malahide-born WAG (27), who has told pals she's "absolutely loving LA" but was really missing her loved ones.

She and her LA Galaxy star husband Robbie Keane (31) jetted into the country three weeks ago under a storm of attention from the US media as he joined teammates, including David Beckham, on the top squad.

This week saw Claudine's glamorous mum Joan jetting out to join her, alongside her dad Denis and her younger brother Ronan. "She absolutely loves it over there but she is a bit of a homebird and was feeling a bit homesick so asked her family to come over for a visit so they all went over this week to experience the LA lifestyle," said a close source.

It has emerged that Joan has been busy helping her celebrity daughter find her dream house in LA.

Former Miss Ireland finalist Claudine and her hubby have also been inundated with big-money offers from both US and UK publications to reveal all about their new life.

However they are taking their time to adjust to living in the Californian city before rushing into signing up for a magazine spread. "At least four major publications have expressed an interest in doing a deal with them with a big interview and pictures of their new home. But Claudine is determined to get settled first and find the best home for herself, Robbie and her son Robert Jnr. He has always been her priority so she wants to find the right environment for them all," the source added.

The US media already appeared enamoured with the petite blonde, with one showbiz website ranking her above Victoria Beckham in the 'hotness stakes'.

And ex-Spurs striker Robbie's popularity was massively boosted after he scored a goal in his very first match against the San Jose Earthquakes.