The singer chills out

Niall Horan is getting lots of rest as he recovers from knee surgery.

The One Direction cutie, who had the op in January after an old football injury started playing him up last year, has been applying ice to the area with a cool new gadget.

Watching TV with my game ready on icing my leg!’ Niall, 20, told his Instagram fans yesterday.

Best piece of kit I have ever purchased!’

A photo posted by Niall shows his leg wrapped up in the special equipment as he chills out in front of the television.

But the singer’s cheeky followers seemed more interested in his choice of fluffy footwear.

nice slippers,’ one fan Tweeted, to which Niall replied: why thank you!’

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