One Direction star Harry Styles is smitten, but is he being strung along by fellow X Factor finalist Cher Lloyd?

Harry Styles‘ friends are worried that he could end up getting his heart broken by fellow X Factor finalist Cher Lloyd.

The One Direction hunk is harbouring a huge crush on the rapper, 17.

But our sources say Cher‘s stringing Harry, 16, along and is also secretly texting Nathan Sykes from The Wanted.

Cher thinks Harry‘s cute, but he’s a bit too “nice” for her,’ a spy tells Now.

‘She’s enjoying flirting with Nathan, too, but it’s not serious. She’s after an older guy really.

Harry‘s a really nice guy and he makes Cher laugh, but it’s obvious to everyone he’s more interested in her than she is in him.’

To read more about Harry Styles and Cher Lloyd, see Now magazine dated 6 December 2010 – out now!

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