The singer was recently linked to Ellie Goulding

Niall Horan‘s ideal woman is someone who’s handy with a guitar.

The One Direction star has revealed that he’d particularly like to date a girl who’s musical.

Girls who play instruments are very attractive and very cool so I wouldn’t mind that,’ Niall tells The Sun.

The 20-year-old enjoys listening to LA rock band Haim (sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim, plus drummer Dash Hutton).

Haim are very cool but I don’t care if they’re famous or anything,’ says the 1D star who’s been linked to Ellie Goulding.

The pair were reportedly caught snogging at V Festival in August, but Ellie denied the rumours.

There’s one quality that Niall prefers over the ability to pick up an instrument though.

As long as they’re nice,’ the cute singer says.

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