Perrie Edwards’ mum Debbie just made a very big statement…

Perrie Edwards and rumoured boyfriend Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain seem to be getting serious – and her mum is definitely on board!

The Little Mix singer, 23, was first linked to Arsenal footballer Alex, also 23, in November, when she supported him during a match at the Emirates Stadium.

Alex then returned the favour by making an appearance at The X Factor 2016 final when Little Mix performed latest single Touch.

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But, as we all know, one of the biggest tests a new relationship can face is the parents: and Debbie Edwards has made her feelings very clear by following Alex on Twitter.

Perrie has also met Alex’s family, having shared a box with them to watch one of his matches. At Arsenal’s game against Tottenham, Perrie was seen buying merchandise in the club’s official store before making her way up to join Alex’s family.

Perrie Edwards

A source told The Sun: ‘It’s very early days between Perrie and Alex. There’s certainly some chemistry there and they’ve enjoyed spending time together.’

Despite the spark, Perrie is said to be mindful of how much she shares with the world following her very public engagement to Zayn Malik.

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Former One Direction singer Zayn dumped Perrie in August 2015, ending their three-year relationship with one text message.

The insider added: ‘Both are keen to keep the relationship on the down low, they don’t follow each other on social media as they know a connection might give the game away.

‘After what happened with Zayn, Perrie doesn’t want her love life to become public knowledge.’

At least we know mum’s given her stamp of approval…