Does this cryptic Instagram post spell a One Direction reunion?

Fingers crossed!


by Daisy Jordan |
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Liam Payne could be hinting that One Direction are getting back together.

At least that's what fans are questioning after Cheryl's ex-boyfriend posted a snap of the band in a cryptic Instagram post.

Uploading the photo of the band from the beginning of their incredible journey as One Direction, Liam simply captioned the snap "1000 days".

Fans were sent into a frenzy after the post, questioning if it marked the day the band would reunite.

Comments poured in, with one fan writing, "MY HEART JUST STOPPED BEATING".


One follower simply wrote, "are you going to get back together?"

The excitement comes after fans were disappointed to discover that One Direction's merchandise shop was closed down this week.

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Gallery: Zayn Malik leaving 1D in pictures


Zayn Malik quits One Direction - here's how it happened

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Zayn is spotted with a "mystery" blonde girl who ISN'T his fiancee Perrie Edwards while on tour in Thailand and Twitter goes into meltdown

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The "mystery blonde" is identified as Lauren Richardson from Essex, and things look cosy - though her mum insists she was "just posing for a snap" with Zayn

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As Twitter goes into meltdown over the photos, Zayn tweets: "I'm 22 years old... I love a girl named Perrie Edwards. And there's a lot of jealous f***s in this world I'm sorry for what it looks like x"

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Zayn then sensationally QUITS the One Direction tour. His publicist Simon Jones says: "Zayn has been signed off with stress and is flying back to the U.K. to recuperate."

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Perrie Edwards is seen leaving her house with an overnight bag hours after Zayn flies back into the UK - but she's still wearing her engagement ring

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Zayn's sister Waliyha, 16, urges fans to "pray" for her brother. “Don't worry guys, Zayn is going to be okay very soon,” she wrote. “All the stress has just gotten to him because of the rumours and hatred he has heard and received."

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Liam Payne infuriates fans by tweeting a photo of the band with "missing" Zayn...

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Zayn quits the band on 25 March. A statement reads: "My life with One Direction has been more than I could ever have imagined. But, after five years, I feel like it is now the right time for me to leave the band. I'd like to apologise to the fans if I've let anyone down, but I have to do what feels right in my heart."

And a million Directioners' hearts break.

The online store closed down on the band's website, leading to suspicions that their so-called 'hiatus' really meant the end of the band for good, and fans were not happy.

A Twitter user wrote, "The official one direction store got taken down. This is it, this is the end".

Another added, "I just woke up and i saw that the One Direction store got taken down. Is it over? Is this a nightmare? if it is then somebody please wake me up".

Others have taken Liam's unusual Instagram post to be a reference to the length of time that has passed since the band were all together.

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The band members went their separate ways back in January 2016, with the aim of pursuing their individual projects.

While Zayn Malik was the first to release solo material after leaving the band, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles and Liam followed suit.

Sorry Directioners. It looks like they're not coming back anytime soon!

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