However, Derek may face some competition from the X Factor judge's previous love interest Black Eyed Peas rapperWill.I.Amwho has allegedly vowed to look after Chez following her battle with the mosquito-carried illness.
Will told The Sun he 'can't wait' to see the Fight For This Love singer and will do his best to put a smile on Chezza's face again.
The Boom Boom Pow star claimed: "Cheryl's incredibly strong-spirited and she's a fighter. "She's making progress and will be back at work shortly. It's her passion.
Will.i.am added: "I'll see her soon. I want to put that gorgeous smile back on her pretty face."