We can’t BELIEVE how much Simon Cowell and baby Eric look alike in this adorable snap

Simon Cowell’s son Eric might only be 17 months old but he’s already proving to be a chip off the old block.

The tot bears an uncanny resemblance to 55-year-old dad Simon in a cute new snap posted on Instagram by Simon’s fellow X Factor judge Cheryl last night and it seems that their likeness wasn’t lost on Chezza either.

‘Simon and his mini me,’ Cheryl, 32, captioned the amazing Instagram photo.

The picture shows Simon and Eric riding in a golf buggy together and they’re wearing MATCHING blue jeans and white T-shirts. Yes, really.

Dark-haired Eric not only dresses like his papa but also shares the same facial expressions too. The little boy has TOTALLY nailed Simon’s withering stare in this shot as he stares at the camera with a kind of unimpressed look on his face – incredible.

Simon appears to be enjoying himself a bit more and gives Cheryl a cheeky little smile from the buggy whilst keeping hold of Eric.

Just like his dad, it looks like Eric enjoys being in charge given that he’s got his hands on the steering wheel of the cart. The similarities are never-ending…

We can only imagine what life must be like for Simon’s partner and Eric’s mum Lauren Silverman living with TWO Simons!

Cheryl’s social media followers were stunned by the likeness between the Cowell boys, with one commenting: ‘it must be like looking in the mirror for simon ;)’

Another jokingly wrote: ‘adorable and slightly scary’

Eric might be just like Simon but there are some ways in which they might differ a bit…

Earlier this week the music mogul quipped that his only child might end up talking like a DOG due to being around Simon’s beloved pet pooches Squiddly and Diddly.

‘I have no idea what he is going to talk like, because his mum is American, I am English and a lot of the girls in my house are from the Philippines,’ he told the Daily Star.

‘He spends most of his time with Squiddly and Diddly. He is going to end up barking.’

Simon also confessed that he can spot a definite resemblance between himself and Eric, saying: ‘I can really see me in him now.’

So can we, Simon!

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