Simon wants Cheryl back on X Factor

According to Cowell's publicist he's trying to re-employ Cole

Max Clifford, Simon Cowell's PR man has claimed that the stories of his client being behind Cheryl's sacking from the US X-Factor are untrue.

Simon is in fact trying to get Cole back onto the panel. "If he has his way, she will be on the show" said Clifford.

According to the publicist Cowell is currently in talks with Fox producers to reinstate Cheryl as one of the show judges.