Mr Forrest’s French lawyer, Daniel Lalanne, apparently told reporters:
This is a story of love and passion. It is as old as the world and I believe that that can never be stopped. In his [Jeremy Forrest] head he did nothing wrong except fall in love with a 15-year-old
He added that Mr Forrest is happy about the prospect of being extradited to the UK to be "closer to the one he loves".
Runaway teacher Jeremy Forrest will return to the UK after he agreed to his extradition in court.
In Bordeaux they hoped to start a new life, but Megan Stammers is already back in the UK and now her teacher Jeremy Forrest is due in court.
Megan Stammers, the 15 year-old girl who disappeared with her teacher, is back in the UK, after flying back from Bordeaux in France.