One Direction’s Niall hangs out with Arsenal footballer Mesut Özil

The pair were pictured together after Arsenal's win over Everton last weekend

One Direction singer Niall Horan has been pictured with footballer Mesut Özil.

Ireland-born Horan is a fan of Championship side Derby County but was photographed hanging out with Arsenal and Germany midfielder Özil following the London club’s win over Premier League rivals Everton last weekend.

Özil later uploaded the snap to Instagram. See below.

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A photo posted by Mesut Özil (@m10_official) on

One Direction recently announced that they will release new album ‘Made In The AM’ on November 13.

The boyband have so far unveiled the singles ‘Drag Me Down’, ‘Infinity’ and now ‘Perfect’.

The album will be the group’s last before their upcoming hiatus, which they will embark on following the conclusion of their forthcoming tour dates next year.