Cheryl has been pictured for the first time since rumours started that she was expecting her first child with boyfriend Liam Payne. While neither Cheryl or Liam have spoken out on the rumours, fans are convinced that the couple are about to become parents.

Cheryl has been suspiciously quiet on social media recently, but on Thursday night her PR team surprised fans by sharing a new picture of the singer. The image was a close up pic, with most of the singer’s face obscured by her phone.

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However she was wearing a baggy, grey sweater, causing eager fans on social media to try and see if they could spot any sign of a baby bump. The pic was captioned: ‘SNAPPED! @cherylofficial taking a selfie in between takes on set.’

Rumours that Cheryl is pregnant started when her new L'Oreal advert was revealed earlier this month, with many fans commenting on her ‘fuller face’ and healthy glow. At the same time Liam changed his Twitter bio to read 'Happiest man in the world’, causing even more fan speculation.

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Earlier this week the One Direction heartthrob wrote that he was ‘missing’ Cheryl, while he records his first solo music in Los Angeles. Sharing a throwback pic of the pair wearing mud facemarks on Instagram, Liam wrote: I miss you!...the things you make me do... home soon!’