The couple appear tense when they meet in Nottingham

Zayn Malik and his girlfriend Perrie Edwards met up for crisis talks yesterday after allegations that he’d cheated on her with an Australian waitress.

The One Direction singer, 20, flew back to the UK following his performance at France’s NRJ Awards on Saturday night to try to salvage things with Perrie, 19.

He met the Little Mix star at a hotel in Nottingham – where her band were staying before playing a gig in the city – and the pair emerged looking very tense a few hours later.

Zayn was spotted smoking a cigarette and getting into a cab with purple-haired Perrie, who avoided eye contact with him by concentrating on putting on her make-up.

It was claimed on Sunday that blonde Courtney Webb, 21, had slept with Zayn after a party at his £2 million London home last Wednesday.

Courtney – also known as CJ – says Zayn told her he was single but when she realised he wasn’t she took photos of him asleep in bed.

‘He’s an absolute sh*t. How dare he – not only to me but to Perrie?’ CJ tells The Sun.

‘I’m not a One Direction fan, I don’t follow what they are up to. So when it clicked that he had a girlfriend I got more and more angry.’

A spokesman for Zayn and Perrie declined to comment to the Daily Mirror yesterday.

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