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Liam Payne is 'in love' with Cheryl, says Louis Walsh

As Cheryl prepares to finalise her divorce, Louis Walsh has said that boyfriend Liam Payne is mad about the 'pregnant' star

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X Factor judge Louis Walsh has shared his thoughts on Liam Payne and Cheryls romance, revealing he thinks they’re “going to work”...

Amid growing speculation that the pair are expecting a baby, Louis has spoken out about their blossoming relationship, giving it the thumbs up!

“Can I be honest with you about Cheryl?" he asked Event magazine this week. "I think Liam and Cheryl are going to work.”


Liam Payne is 'in love' with Cheryl

Louis Walsh has revealed that Liam is 'in love' with Cheryl

“He’s a nice guy and he’s in love with her. He’ll make her happy. I think she was in a bad place over the last two years. And she brought her misery to the X Factor.”

Louis thinks the pair would work well together on a professional level, too, praising Liam’s songwriting skills.

“I think she could have a hit if she wants but she has to choose the right song,” he said.

Liam Payne and Cheryl are rumoured to be expecting a baby

Louis suggested Liam also help with her singing career

“She’s no Mariah Carey or Celine Dion but I’d put her voice in there along with Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears or Katy Perry. She just needs the right songs. Maybe Liam can write her some, he’s a good songwriter.”

Meanwhile, as HELLO! online reported previously, Cheryl is to finally divorce from ex-husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini this week, according to the Daily Mirror.

The publication revealed that the decree nisi will be read in London on Thursday. The outlet also reports that court papers show that no financial settlement has been reached for the pair, who were married for 18 months.

The split news comes amid speculation that Cheryl is pregnant with boyfriend Liam Payne after being snapped with what appears to be a baby bump.

Louis Walsh says Liam Payne is in love with Cheryl

The X Factor judge thinks Cheryl and Liam 'will work'

A source told the newspaper that Cheryl is “delighted” to finally leave the marriage behind her and move on with her new life.

Cheryl urges fans to be 'kind' after 'baby bump' photos are published

“This has been the result of months of negotiations,” they said. “After months of debate Cheryl is really relieved the terms have been finally agreed by both sides.”

Earlier this week, Cheryl fuelled pregnancy rumours when she stepped out for a date night with One Direction star Liam.

Cheryl and Liam Payne: their thoughts on babies in their own words

The 33-year-old covered up for the date night at Nobu in a camel-coloured jumper dress and a matching coats – but fans were convinced they could spot a baby bump showing through her loose clothing.

It marked the first time that Cheryl and 23-year-old Liam have been pictured together since her birthday dinner back in June, and their appearance sparked a social media frenzy as people continued to speculate about those baby rumours.

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