Ed Sheeran is set to join One Direction in the studio this summer.

Speaking to the Daily Star newspaper, The A Team singer explained that he is going to help the band record two songs that he wrote when he was a teenager.

Ed Sheeran is set to join One Direction in the studio this summer

He said: "I wrote a couple of songs when I was 17 that One Direction want for their next album.

"I'm going into the studio in August to produce the tracks for them.

"I won't feature on the tracks though. There's definitely a divide in genre."