One Direction fans have been eagerly awaiting a reunion but it might not be happening any time soon.

Earlier this year it was revealed that Harry Styles signed a solo record contract with Columbia Records and Liam Payne signed a contract with Capitol Records. But now it seems Niall Horan has also landed a solo deal with Universal.

There have been numerous reports from sources that the band will reunite but there have been just as many saying they wont. Now with the stars branching out on their own its hard to predict whether or not they will.

The Daily Star on Sunday says that a source confirmed the news of Niall’s solo deal. They said: “This will come as a real blow to Cowell who has been talking to Niall for months, wanting him to sign a deal with his label Syco.

“He made a number of big money offers to try and persuade Niall to sign up but, in the end, Universal came in and put even more money on the table. They’re chuffed to have got one over on Cowell and have taken one of 1D.”

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