Simon Cowell Makes Cheryl 'Generous X Factor Offer'
SiCo apparently wants Chezza back on the judging panel to save the show...
Simon Cowellhas allegedly been in talks with Cheryl Coleto get her back on Girls Aloud babe to return to the XF panel, after plans for [uuid=9a014a5d-522f-4f90-8167-eb69d1274489]Kelly Rowland fell through, leavingAlexandra Burke to keep her seat warm instead.
The source explained: "The X Factor UK team and Cheryl did discuss her coming back on the weekend when Kelly was ill. She was up for it but it didn't quite work out - it was all very amicable."
An insider claims that the music mogul believes bringing Chezza back will help boost ratings and he is said to be returning to the UK this week to convince the Promise This singer to rejoin the ITV show.
Cowell has apparently made Cheryl an offer "she can't refuse", with the source revealing: "Everything is very friendly and I'm sure they will work together on something in the future, but nothing is being discussed at the moment... she is thinking about it. Simon has been very generous."
"Simon feels that something is missing from this year's X Factor, and although he jokes that it's him he does also feel the nation is missing Cheryl,"
They added: "She has always been incredibly popular and he knows she will pull back the viewers in droves."
Cheryl's spokesperson has since dismissed the reports, stating: "She is over The X Factor. It's behind her, she is moving on with other projects."