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Cheryl Cole Hints She's Missing 'X Factor' By Posting Simon Cowell Picture On Instagram

13/02/2014 15:37 GMT | Updated 13/02/2014 15:59 GMT

Cheryl Cole has dropped a big hint that she might be missing 'X Factor' - just as speculation of her return to the ITV show reaches fever pitch.

On Thursday, it was reported Nicole Scherzinger has quit the singing contest to make way for Cheryl's return.

How did Cheryl respond? By posting this old snap of her on the panel with Simon Cowell on her Instagram account:

We'll let you do the maths...

Earlier this week, Simon revealed he definitely wants Chezza back on the panel and is prepared to wine and dine her to make it happen. Watch his confession in the video at the top of the page.

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