Eva Longoria spotted holding Mark Sanchez’s hand in NYC

Updated: Sep 16, 2012, 13:52 PM IST

Washington: Eva Longoria and NFL star Mark Sanchez were spotted holding hands just like a couple in New York City on Friday night, it has been revealed.

The former ‘Desperate Housewives’ star, who will co-host the ALMA Awards on September 21, looked gorgeous in a little black dress and platforms heels with her hair down, People magazine reported.

The New York Jets quarterback, 25, was dapper in a navy suit, white shirt and no tie.

According to x17online.com, the pair headed to chef Daniel Boulud’s eponymous restaurant on the Big Apple’s East Side.

In July, Longoria said that she and of Sanchez are “just friends.” But she recently confirmed that the pair are dating.