Cheryl Cole is apparently gearing up to return to The X Factor in a bid to boost ratings.
As we previously reported, Chezza was said to have met up with Simon Cowell at his LA home last week to discuss her comeback to the ITV1 show - with The Mirror now suggesting that the pair had "verbally agreed" to work together again.
The Girls Aloud star's manager, Will.I.Am, was also overheard telling guests at a gala in London on Saturday (8th December): "It’s going to be dope.”
A source added: "Cheryl is coming back on TV in 2013 and will be working with Simon. People love to watch her. She was with X Factor at its peak."
The insider stated: “There are going to be the biggest changes ever on the show. We have to respond to the drop in ratings and level of interest."
This year's X Factor final on Saturday is thought to have accumulated the lowest ratings since 2005.
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